The attack took place in Zeytinburnu town of İstanbul at about 3pm on the last weekday. An unidentified man opened fire on 3 Chechen men after getting off a car and killed them on the scene. Musaevi Berkkhazh, claimed to be a high-ranking commander during Chechenia-Russia War; Rustam Altemirol and Zavrbek Amriev, two former Chechen insurgent leaders, died at the scene of the armed assault.
Ömer Bezirgan, an administrator at Chechen Humanitarian Defence and Brotherhood Association (İMKAN-DER), accused the Russian secret service of carrying out the attack. An anti-terror police investigation into the killings continues.
(Rep-Cam: Felat BOZARSLAN - Mehmet AKTARAN - İdris TİFTİKÇİ - İSTANBUL / DHA)