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Official Shot in N. Caucasus

The head of the district administration in Chegem, some 10 kilometers from the regional capital of Nalchik, was shot dead in Kabardino-Balkaria on Friday, investigators said, RIA-Novosti reported.

“Four shots were fired into Mikhail Mambetov’s back while he was walking into his home. Mambetov was taken to the hospital where he died from his wounds,” a spokesman for investigators told the news agency. No suspects were identified.

(Reuters)

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