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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Judge Killed in Dagestan

The body of Dagestani judge Abdurakhman Gamzatov with two bullet wounds was found in his home in the town of Untsukul, police spokesman Vyacheslav Gasanov said Tuesday.

Gamzatov, who was killed Monday, dealt with misdemeanors and was well-known locally as the former head of the municipality.

Itar-Tass said Tuesday that police shot dead a man planning a bomb blast for the Russia Day holiday on June 12. Explosives were found in the man’s car, police said.