: Crimean Tatar woman murdered on Russia-occupied peninsula
Crime16:38 May. 30, 2016

Crimean Tatar woman murdered on Russia-occupied peninsula

Authorities say the killing was not ethnically motivated

A 30-year-old Crimean Tatar woman is dead after an attack in the city of Stary Krym on the Russia-occupied peninsula.

The woman who was identified as Mumina Alieva was last seen at her workplace, a convenience store.

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Authorities say, she was kidnapped by two attackers. Preliminary information indicates that one of the suspects is a former police station employee. 

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The spokesman for the Crimean Tatar Mejlis says the tragedy caused grave concern among the community, however, they do not suspect any political or ethnic motivation behind the killing.

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