Attacks Mar Chechnya Leadership Anniversary

Guerrillas in Chechnya killed at least two police officers in attacks coinciding with the first anniversary of the separatist republic's pro-Russian administration taking office.

The killings were part of an upsurge in violence directed at targets associated with the Moscow-installed administration led by Akhmad Kadyrov.

The Interfax news agency quoted police in Chechnya as saying two policemen were killed when their car ran over a mine in the republic's capital, Grozny.

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