Four policemen killed by rebels in Chechnya

Police in Chechnya said rebels killed four local police officers in two separate attacks on Sunday. The regional branch of Russia's Interior Ministry said three policemen were killed when rebels detonated a radio-controlled landmine early Sunday morning in the village of Sadovyi near the provincial capital, Grozny. Another police officer was killed late Saturday by rebels who ambushed his vehicle near the southern village of Gekhi.