Four bodies of militants identified at the scene of recent battle in Makhachkala

DAGESTAN, January 18, Caucasus Times – Four maimed bodies found in the ruins of demolished house were identified as a native of Makhachkala Shamil Kuramagomedov, 24, Ahmed Osmanov, 28, from Novo-Sasitly village of Hasaviyurt district and 32-year-old Shamil Gamalov, Caucasus Times correspondent reports citing the Interior Ministry of Dagestan. All three persons had been earlier convicted, the police said.

Together with Rasul Makarsharipov, leader of the group, whose body was identified yesterday, the police have established IDs of four insurgents destroyed in the fierce battle. The Interior Ministry and FSB alleged the group intended to stage a string of attacks in the republic.

The siege of the terrorists’ hideout culminated in total destruction of the house several damaged private houses close by and the deaths of terrorists and a special forces officer.

Caucasus Times

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