Five defendants at a Moscow courthouse attacked their guards in a bungled escapeattempt, leading to a shootout that killed three people and wounded five others, officials said Tuesday.
A convoy of two officers was escorting a total of five suspects form the GTA gang in an elevator of the court at about 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, when one of the suspects assaulted an officer and began strangling him.
The security officers injured include a Russian National Guard member, who sustained a gunshot wound and was taken to hospital, and two police officers, who sustained various injuries, according to the ministry.
A lawyer told the Russian news agency a woman bailiff and an armed guard were injured during the attack. On the third floor of the courtroom defendants encountered officers of the National Guard.
According to a statement that was issued by the National Guard after the shooting, none of the "civilians" present at the courthouse was hurt "thanks to the fearless and professional actions of the National Guard officers".
After the shootout, everyone was evacuated from the court and all hearings were postponed, the lawyer said.
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