Police shot dead teenager after he stabbed officer in Russia
30 Oct 2020
Policemen walk near the pastry-making factory Menshevik where a gunman earlier opened fire, in Moscow. File/Reuters
Police in Russia shot dead a 16-year-old teenager in the Muslim-majority Tatarstan region after he tried to set fire to a local police station and stabbed a police officer, Russian investigators said on Friday.
Russia's Investigative Committee, which handles major crimes, said in statement it was treating the incident as an attempted act of terrorism and had opened a criminal case.