World Bulletin/News Desk
Russian police officers killed eight fighters in the volatile North Caucasus region, Russia's anti-terrorism agency said on Thursday.
Four were shot dead in a rural region of predominantly Muslim Dagestan, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said.
"(The men) opened fire with automatic weapons on law enforcement officials and as a result of the firefight the militants were fatally wounded," the agency said in a statement.
Three others were killed in separate firefights in two other regions of Dagestan. An eighth suspected fighters was killed in the nearby North Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria.
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