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25 November 2016

posted 25 Nov 2016, 09:18 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 25 Nov 2016, 09:18 ]
Four Killed In Gunbattle In Russia's North Caucasus

Russian officials say two special forces officers and two suspected militants have been killed in a gunbattle in the country's volatile North Caucasus. The National Counterterrorism Committee said that security forces, acting on a tip, on November 24 surrounded a house in Nazran, in the Ingushetia region, where the two suspects were hiding. The suspects refused to surrender and opened fire on security forces, it said. Both suspects and two officers of the Federal Security Service (FSB) were killed in the firefight. [...]
Source: RFE/RL [24 November 2016]