Two militants killed in Russia's Dagestan
Two militants have been killed during the counter-terrorist operation in Russia’s republic of Dagestan, the information center of the National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) reported.
Law enforcement officers continue a special operation in the vicinity of the village of Chirkata, Gumbertovsky district of Dagestan, where two militants were killed in the course of the counter-terrorist operation, a source in the regional security agencies said.
"Two militants were killed in the vicinity of the village of Chirkata at 00:20 (Moscow time). The criminals made resistance and were killed from the ambush. Evacuation of the population was not required. There are no casualties among civilians. At present the area near Chirkata has been cordoned off. The counterterrorism operation continues, " TASS cited the source as saying.
A source added that the militants killed during the counter-terrorist operation were identified. "The militants that were neutralized in Dagestan were involved in crimes of a terrorist nature," the NAC said.