Press Chief Shot Dead In Dagestan Capital

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MAKHACHKALA, Russia, July 28 (UPI) — The press service chief of Dagestan was shot dead Thursday and police sealed all exit roads from the capital, Russian officials said.

Garun Kurbanov was shot as he headed to his car in Makhachkala, RIA Novosti reported.

“We are using all our resources to close down the city,” said Interior Minister Abdulrashid Magomedov.

“Unidentified gunmen opened fire on Kurbanov’s car,” a police spokesman said.

Kurbanov’s driver was also killed during the incident, Novosti reported.

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