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Three Killed In Arson Attack In Chechnya

(RFE/RL) August 5, 2007 -- Three people have been reportedly killed, including a child, in a series of arson attacks by militants in Russia's war-ravaged province of Chechnya.

The three burnt bodies were found in the village of Tsa-Vedeno, in a burned car.

Police said the car, as well as three local homes in the village belonging to law-enforcement officials, had been burned by "a group of up to 10 armed men who had penetrated Tsa-Vedeno."