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Shoot-Out Reported In Southern Russian Republic


http://gdb.rferl.org/31E6428E-E020-481A-980C-C05C019D13B4_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/31E6428E-E020-481A-980C-C05C019D13B4_mw800_mh600.jpg 13 October 2005 -- Russian officials are reporting that police and security forces are today involved in a shoot-out with armed men in the capital of the southern Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria.

The shooting in Nalchik, located about 150 kilometers west of the Chechen capital Grozny, is reportedly occurring at a police headquarters and a nearby school has been evacuated.

(Reuters/AFP/AP)
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