Chairman of the LNR Council of Ministers Sergei Kozlov stated that the assassination attempt against LNR Head of State I V Plotnitsky failed, and that Chairman Plotnitsky is in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. He said:
Today, at 07.50, there was an attempt against the life of the LNR Head of State. Evidence at the scene indicates that it was a terakt*; we’ve set up a working group to investigate the incident, made up of personnel from all our law enforcement agencies. At present, Igor Venediktovich is in stable condition; there is no danger to his life. Later, the investigators will submit further reports.
- Terakt: Russian acronym for “terrorist action”
6 August 2016
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