Armed militants killed in Russia's Dagestan
Three gunmen were killed in a skirmish with special security police and FSB operatives in Russia's Dagestan , the National Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAK) said.
According to the NAK statement, the criminals were flagged for an ID check while driving in a car on a federal highway near the village of Tube. They opened fire at police officers from automatic weapons and attempted to escape.
"As a result of the ensuing exchange of fire, the car erupted in flames and the criminals received mortal wounds," Sputnik cited the statement as saying.