8 fighters killed in N.Caucasus

Authorities say eigth fighters have been killed in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Daghestan and in Kabardino-Balkaria.

8 fighters killed in N.Caucasus

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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