A law enforcer during special operation. Photo by the press service of the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) http://nac.gov.ru/

16 September 2019, 10:17

On September 9-15, one person was killed in the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus

During the week from September 9 to September 15, 2019, one person perished in the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus; there was no information about the wounded ones. These are the results of the calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from open sources.

The casualty was a resident of Chechnya, allegedly linked to the armed underground.

Attack on law enforcers

On September 9, in the Leninsky District of Grozny, GIBDD (traffic police) inspectors stopped a car driven by Usman Aziev, born in 2001, a native of the Nadterechny District of Chechnya. According to law enforcers, the driver fired shot at the policemen; who opened return fire, and Aziev died. He had been wanted for hijacking a car and stealing firearms from his relative-law enforcer the day before.

Special and counterterrorist operations

On September 13, several dozens law enforcers conducted a raid near the "Tangim" mosque in Makhachkala. They stopped cars and checked drivers' documents; nobody was detained.


On September 9, agents of the Dagestani branch of the Russian Federal Security Bureau (FSB) detained three alleged members of a terrorist grouping set up for financing the "Islamic State" (IS), a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court. According to law enforcers, the suspects raised money and transferred it to bank cards of IS members.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 16, 2019 at 03:40 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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