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09 September 2016, 19:44

Suspected militant detained in Izberbash

In the Dagestani town of Izberbash, staff members of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) have detained a members of the armed underground, involved in the killings of law enforcers. This was reported by a source from the law enforcement bodies of Dagestan.

According to the source, the detainee is suspected of the murders of a policeman and a local resident committed in July 2016.

The 20-year-old man had a pistol, several dozen rounds of ammunition, and a handheld transceiver in his pockets, the "Interfax" reports.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on September 7, a counterterrorist operation (CTO) was carried out in Izberbash and the Kirov District of Makhachkala. During the CTO, according to the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC), six people were killed, including Magomed Khalimbekov, the leader of the local grouping of militants.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

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