MOSCOW, April 13 (RIA Novosti) - A top judge in the North Caucasus Republic of Ingushetia has been killed in an attack by unidentified assailants, the republic's investigative committee said on Sunday.
Khasan Yandiyev was chairman of Ingushetia's Supreme Court and was killed at a filling station in the city of Karabulak at around 12:45 p.m. Moscow time (8:45 a.m. GMT) on Sunday, the committee said.
Local police earlier reported that Yandiyev was deputy chairman of the Ingush Supreme Court.
Measures are under way to find the attackers.
In a similar attack, Anatoly Kyarov, who led the fight against organized crime in the North Caucasus Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, was killed along with another police officer when armed gunmen attacked the car, in which they were travelling, in the republic's capital of Nalchik on January 13.