The Khunzakh District of Dagestan. Photo: the "Selsky Truzhenik" newspaper

14 August 2017, 16:40

CTO legal regime lifted in Khunzakh District of Dagestan

Law enforcers have lifted the counterterrorist operation (CTO) legal regime in the village of Orota, where Khadjimurad Gadjiev, the suspected leader of the Khunzakh militant grouping, was killed.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that the CTO legal regime was introduced in the village of Orota in the Khunzakh District on August 13. One man was killed in a shootout. According to sources from the law enforcement agencies, it was Khadjimurad Gadjiev, the leader of the Khunzakh grouping of militants. The operational headquarters for the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) reported the discovery of explosives, weapons, and ammunition in a house where Khadjimurad Gadjiev had been killed.

"On August 14, the NAC's operational headquarters made the decision to lift the CTO legal regime in the village of Orota in the Khunzakh District," the TASS quotes an official from the NAC's operational headquarters as reporting.

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

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