Thursday, July 7, 2016

Russia's Fight Against Militants In Dagestan Intensifies

TASS: Seven militants, one FSB officer killed in Russia's Dagestan — antiterrorism committee

Another three Federal Security Service officers were wounded

MOSCOW, July 7. /TASS/. Seven militants have been killed in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, and the special operation is continuing, the information center of Russia’s National Antiterrorism Committee (NAC) reported Thursday.

"A great amount of weapons and ammunition have been discovered at the site of the clash, including two grenade launchers, a homemade bomb and a few grenades," the NAC said.

"Unfortunately, casualties among law enforcers were not avoided - one Federal Security Service (FSB) officer died and three were wounded. No one among civilians was killed or wounded," the statement said.
"Inspection of the adjoining area and a search for the possible accomplices of the killed thugs are continuing," it said.

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WNU Editor: This is one of those low-intensity conflicts that has been ongoing for years .... but gets under-reported all the time.

More News On The Conflict In Dagestan

Seven Militants, Officer Killed in Special Operation in Russia's Dagestan -- Sputnik
Russian special forces kill seven militants, lose officer in Dagestan -- Reuters
Russia: 7 Militants, 1 Officer Killed in Clashes in Dagestan -- AP
Counter-Terror Regime Introduced in Southern Dagestan -- Sputnik

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