Moscow: Three gang suspects shot dead while trying to escape from court

  • Law enforcement officers in Russia killed three suspects who were on trial for 17 instances of gang murder. The incident happened at the Moscow region on August 1 after the suspects snatched guns from the ones who were guarding them and attempted to flee from the court. There were five defendants, who had been handcuffed, in all. They were being taken to the court in a lift. The court itself is located 12 miles (20 km) to the north-west of the capital city of Russia.

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