KHUJAND, August 29, 2008, Asia-Plus  -- Unidentified gunmen have wounded two police officers in Sughd’s Isfara district.

According to reliable source at the Sughd police directorate, the attack took place in the Chorkuh jamoat, Isfara district Thursday (August 28) evening.  “Unidentified armed men fired upon the police officers from sub-machine-guns and escaped,” the source said, noting that the wounded police officers were taken to the hospital.

The Isfara prosecutor’s office has instituted criminal proceedings to investigate into the incident.  The source refrained from giving further details of the attack.