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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Police Officers Shot




MOSCOW -- Gunmen shot at a police vehicle just outside Moscow on Friday evening, killing one city policeman and seriously wounding another, Interfax reported.


The two attackers fled into a tuberculosis hospital on Ulitsa Rodionova northwest of the city, the report said. Police surrounded the building and evacuated patients, checking their documents in an attempt to find the gunmen.


The assailants were believed to be a former policeman and a hospital guard, according to Interfax.


The policemen were shot at about 5:30 p.m. while answering a call to country resort Kurkino, located near the hospital.