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Ingushetia: Evkurov Met with Relatives of Those Killed in Special Operation

posted 16 Apr 2012, 12:02 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 Apr 2012, 12:03 ]
16 April 2012 

Memorial Human Rights Centre 

On April 9, 2012 in the city of Magas, Ingushetia, the head of the Republic of Ingushetia Yunus-Bek Evkurov met with the relatives of Shamsudin Gardanov, Zina Velhieva and Salaudin Muruzhev – three of the five people killed by forces of the Russian Federal Security Service of Ingushetia on April 3 in Nazran during a special operation to detain suspected members of illegal armed groups. It should be noted that on April 3, a VAZ-2107 car on Oskanova street in Nazran was fired upon, in which there were five people: Salman Gardanov, Shamsudin Gardanov, Dzhuneid Gardanov, Salaudin Muruzhev and Zina Velhieva. The National Counter-Terrorism Committee said that they were rebels and had shown resistance at attempts to arrest them. As many as two of them – man and woman – were found with suicide belts on their bodies, the explosives set (it is impossible to defuse the device without detonating them) and the car with the dead passengers was blown up ( [Read more