A shootout was reported in Grozny on June 23. Video showed some of it.
Oliver Carroll wrote: “News resource linked to Russian law enforcement reporting shooting near Chechen President Kadyrov’s residence in Grozny. One man reportedly killed.”
Later reports claimed that ISIS had taken responsibility at night. Séamus Malekafzali writes: “ISIS has taken responsibility for a failed assassination attempt on Ramzan Kadyrov in Grozny, Chechnya today. The bulletin claims the 23-year-old local indentified as the assailant went by the kunya of Abdullah ash-Shishani.”
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