Gunmen shoot Azeri community leader in Kiev

The community leader's condition in believed to be critical but stable.

Gunmen shoot Azeri community leader in Kiev

World Bulletin / News Desk

An Azeri community leader in the Ukrainian capital Kiev has survived an apparent assassination attempt after being shot.

United Congress of Ukraine's Azerbaijani diaspora head Rovshan Tagiev was hospitalized after being seriously wounded in the shooting on Wednesday.

His relatives told reporters that unknown assailants pulled over near him in an unregistered vehicle before opening fire and fleeing the scene.

The community leader's condition in believed to be critical but stable.

The suspect car was later found abandoned and burned. 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 16 Mayıs 2014, 17:46
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