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SUKHUM, July 11. /TASS/. Criminal case initiated on the fact of murder on Friday, a Russian tourist in the Gudauta district of Abkhazia, the press service of the Prosecutor General of the Republic.

“Gudauta district Prosecutor’s office opened a criminal case on the fact of murder, kidnapping and robbery that occurred July 11 at the mouth of the river Apsta Gudauta district about 12:20 Moscow time”, – stated in the message.

According to preliminary data of the Prosecutor’s office, two armed unknown persons in masks attacked a group of tourists – four adults and four children from Moscow.

“As a result of assault Kabanov Andrey Nikolaevich born in 1984 suffered two penetrating stab wounds in the chest area. He received wounds has died in the Gudauta hospital,” – said the Prosecutor’s office.

Then, the criminals kidnapped the women and children, which was soon released as a result of operational events noted in the Supervisory Agency . Search of criminals proceeds.