#AceWorldNews – CHECHNYA – Dec.04 – Three policemen have been killed while trying to apprehend a car full of alleged members of an illegal armed group in the city of Grozny, representative of law enforcement in Russia’s Republic of Chechnya told RIA Novosti.
The incident happened as a police patrol unit tried to stop a suspicious car in the city centre.
Three men inside the car opened fire, killing three officers.
The suspected militants are now trapped inside the Press House in the city centre, police are trying to neutralize them.
#AceWorldNews – EGYPT – Nov.13 – Five policemen and soldiers have been killed in two attacks by Islamic militants in restive northern Sinai, Egyptian security officials said.
The attackers had set up roadblocks and stopped vehicles with troops or policemen.
Near town of Sheikh Zuweyid, gunmen dragged three soldiers out of their car and killed them.
Two policemen were snatched from their vehicle near the border town of Rafah and shot to death, AP reported.
Victims in both attacks were off duty.
Northern Sinai has been under the state of emergency since militants attacked an army checkpoint last month, killing 31 soldiers.
#AceWorldNews – NIGERIA – March 25 – Two blasts in Nigeria’s troubled north-eastern city of Maiduguri on Tuesday killed 11 people, including five policemen, AFP reported.
One vehicle exploded at 7:50am (0650 GMT), killing three civilians, and a bomb hurled at a police vehicle 10 minutes later killed five officers, Borno state police spokesman Gideon Jibrin said.
The three others killed in the second attack were suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents.