09 November 2018, 20:57

In Q3 of 2018, 11 persons fell victim to armed conflict in Dagestan

In July-September 2018, at least 11 people fell victim to armed confrontation in Dagestan: eight of them were killed and three others – wounded. These are the results of the calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.

The death toll includes six alleged members of the armed underground and two law enforcers. Three employees of power structures were wounded.

Thus, in July two law enforcers were killed and one wounded in Dagestan. In August, two law enforcers were wounded; and in September, six alleged militants were killed.

The provided statistics cannot reflect the number of victims with the 100 percent accuracy. Not all information is included in the news reports. It is not always possible to check the reliability of the statements voiced by the law enforcement bodies. Besides, new facts about the events of the reporting period become often known after the statistics had been already published on the "Caucasian Knot".

In the 2rd quarter of 2018, at least 19 people fell victim to the armed conflict in Dagestan.

In 2017, there were a total 55 victims of the armed conflict in Dagestan: 47 people were killed and 8 were wounded. In 2016, the count of victims was 204: 140 people perished, and 64 others were wounded.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 5, 2018 at 11:59 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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