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Police, rebels among 7 killed in Chechnya church attack

In Russian republic of Chechnya, an attack on an Orthodox church today killed two policemen and a civilian and left four rebels dead in the mostly Muslim province.

The officials said, according to early information, two policemen in charge of security at the church and a civilian were killed. They added four rebels have been eliminated while two other policemen were hurt.

They also indicated a knife and a gun were found on the attackers behind the assault targeting the Archangel Michael church in central Grozny.

Source: AIR