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Russia: 'None' of court personnel hurt thanks to 'well-coordinated work' - Moscow Regional Court02:20

Russia: 'None' of court personnel hurt thanks to 'well-coordinated work' - Moscow Regional Court

Russian Federation, Moscow
August 1, 2017 at 00:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

Moscow Regional Court press secretary stated that "thanks to a well-coordinated work" none of the court personnel was hurt in the shootout following an escape attempt, made by the defendants of the Grand Theft Auto (GTA) gang, at the Moscow Regional Courthouse, in the Russian capital, Tuesday.

Osipova noted that the emergency evacuation of the court personnel was carried out" before adding that "thanks to a well-coordinated work, none of the citizens and the court personnel was hurt."

According to the press secretary of the Moscow Regional Court At the moment, "the investigative work is being carried out on the scene of the incident" and "the court continues its work according to its regular schedule."

Five defendants, belonging to the Grand Theft Auto (GTA) gang, reportedly attempted an escape at the courthouse by attacking the officers escorting them and taking possession of their weapons. A shootout between Federal National Guard troops and the jail breakers followed, resulting in the neutralisation of all defendants. Three of the defendants were killed and the other two injured. A security guard and riot police officer were also wounded in the incident.

The hearing was concerning the notorious 'GTA gang', scheduled to take place at the time of the shooting. At least 20 shots were heard.

Russia: 'None' of court personnel hurt thanks to 'well-coordinated work' - Moscow Regional Court02:20
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Moscow Regional Court press secretary stated that "thanks to a well-coordinated work" none of the court personnel was hurt in the shootout following an escape attempt, made by the defendants of the Grand Theft Auto (GTA) gang, at the Moscow Regional Courthouse, in the Russian capital, Tuesday.

Osipova noted that the emergency evacuation of the court personnel was carried out" before adding that "thanks to a well-coordinated work, none of the citizens and the court personnel was hurt."

According to the press secretary of the Moscow Regional Court At the moment, "the investigative work is being carried out on the scene of the incident" and "the court continues its work according to its regular schedule."

Five defendants, belonging to the Grand Theft Auto (GTA) gang, reportedly attempted an escape at the courthouse by attacking the officers escorting them and taking possession of their weapons. A shootout between Federal National Guard troops and the jail breakers followed, resulting in the neutralisation of all defendants. Three of the defendants were killed and the other two injured. A security guard and riot police officer were also wounded in the incident.

The hearing was concerning the notorious 'GTA gang', scheduled to take place at the time of the shooting. At least 20 shots were heard.

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