Moscow cop killed in clash

2010-03-13 10:00

Moscow - One policeman was killed and another wounded when unknown attackers opened fire on a police patrol in Moscow, the RIA Novosti news agency reported early on Saturday.

Police were responding to a report of a family brawl in Moscow's western region of Kuntsevo when they stopped a suspicious car whose driver opened fire when his papers were being checked, police officials said.

Police launched a massive search for the attackers.