. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

3 Servicemen Slain

MOSCOW () -- Unidentified assailants killed three Russian servicemen Saturday at an anti-aircraft defense facility near Moscow, seized their weapons and disappeared, a news report said.


Police were hunting for the attackers, who escaped with two guns after the assault Saturday morning, Interfax reported.


The slain men were guards at the anti-aircraft defense site in Sergiev Posad, an ancient Russian city some 70 kilometers northeast of Moscow and home to one of the country's most prestigious monasteries.


An investigation was underway.