28 November 2016, 03:25

In October 2016, 43 people fell victim to armed conflict in Northern Caucasus

At least 43 persons suffered from the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus in October 2016; of them, 38 persons were killed, and five were wounded. These are the results of the calculations, run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.

In Dagestan, in October 2016, 18 people fell victim to the armed conflict. In the course of counterterrorist operations (CTOs) and armed clashes 17 alleged members of the armed underground were killed; and one law enforcer was wounded.

In Chechnya in October 2016, 13 people fell victim of the armed conflict: nine of them were killed and four others – wounded. Eight alleged members of the armed underground were killed in an armed clash, and four power agents were wounded. One law enforcer was killed in an attack of unidentified persons.

In Ingushetia, six people were killed in an armed conflict. All the casualties were alleged members of the armed underground, killed in two CTOs.

In Kabardino-Balkaria, six people were killed in the armed conflict. As a result of a militants' attack, two power agents were killed. During a CTO, and as a result of inadvertent detonation of an improvised explosive device (IED), four alleged members of an illegal armed formation (IAF) were killed.

In Karachay-Cherkessia, North Ossetia and Stavropol Territory in October 2016, no victims of the armed conflict were recorded.

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