Policeman, serviceman killed in Chechnya

A policeman and an Interior Ministry serviceman were killed in separate attacks in Chechnya, officials said Wednesday. In Grozny, the capital, a policeman was killed by shots fired from a passing car, the Chechen Interior Ministry said. A member of the Interior Ministry forces was killed when assailants attacked a small ministry convoy with firearms and grenades near the village of Avturi, the ministry said. The assailants escaped into nearby woods, it said.