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‘Cop Stabber’ Detained

A man has been detained on suspicion of stabbing to death two off-duty policemen during an argument over a road accident involving a horse-drawn cart in the Voronezh region, Interfax reported Monday.

The police car flipped over trying to avoid crashing into the cart, which had eight passengers, the report said, citing a statement from the Investigative Committee.

Two policemen were killed and a third was injured in an ensuing tussle by the suspected assailant, who was only identified as a 28-year-old resident of the local Gribanovsky village. He faces up to life in prison over the incident.

Some reports said the police officers stopped the cart for a document check when investigating a theft, but the committee did not confirm it.

(MT)


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