57 Icons Of The XIX Century Are Stolen From A Temple In Vladimir Area.

57 icons of the XIX century are stolen from the Svyato-Pokrovskiy temple of the village Naguevo of the Vladimir area. According to preliminary appraisal, the damage equals 150 thousand dollars. According to the Wednesday report of RIA “Novosti” in the Department of Inner Affairs of Vladimir area, four men attacked the security, which was residing in the twostoried building on the territory of the temple. The robbers beat up and tied the guards, after which they kicked in the door of the temple. Having loaded the icons into a car, the raiders disappeared. From the received drubbing two guards were placed into the hospital of Vyazniki city. One of them died at the age of 27 in the crisis care centre. At present, operative workers of Vyazniki Department of Inner Affairs are carrying out operative-searching measures.

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