Police storm militants’ hideout in Khasavyurt killing one, injuring three

DAGESTAN, February 22, Caucasus Times – Three insurgents who infiltrated from neighboring Chechnya into Dagestan were sealed off yesterday by police squads in an apartment house in Khasavyurt, the Interior MInistry told Caucasus Times correspondent.

The militants resisted as the police began storming the apartment at 5.45 p. m. One of the militants, the Emir of Gudermez district of Chechnya, was destroyed in the operation. Two of his followeres are reported wounded, the Interior Ministry said, adding two police officers suffered gunshot injuries in the storm.

Rashid Kaplanov, Makhachkala, Caucasus Times

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