RFE/RL: "Suspected Militants" Killed In Daghestan Raid
Suspected Militants Killed In Daghestan Raid
Officials say two alleged militant have been killed in a special operation by security forces in Russia's restive North Caucasus republic of Daghestan.
Local officials say security forces are looking for more militants in the village of Chontaul in the dictrict of Kizilyurt.
Security forces earlier in the day surrounded a group of gunmen holed up in a house in the village.
Officials said the alleged militants refused to surrender and opened fire at security forces.
Two alleged militants were killed in an exchange of fire, one of whom officials said was wanted by police for his alleged involvement in a series of attacks against law enforcement officers.
Based on reporting by Interfax and RIA-Novosti