Cop Shot in St. Petersburg

A traffic policeman was shot dead and another was seriously wounded during a document check Wednesday on Prospekt Udarnikov in St. Petersburg, Interfax reported.

The policemen came under fire after trying to check the documents of two unidentified men in a Chevrolet sedan, a law enforcement official told Interfax, adding that the assailants fled, taking both officers’ guns. 

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