August 19, 2014 21:52
Two slain Makhachkala militants identified - NAC
MOSCOW. Aug 19 (Interfax) - The National Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAC) has confirmed the elimination of two members of an illegal armed group in a counterterrorist operation in Makhachkala on Tuesday.
During search efforts, the NAC received intelligence that several members of the so-called Makhachkala gang could be inside one of the flats in an 18-storey building in General Omarov Street in Makhachkala, the NAC said in a statement.
It was decided to launch a counterterrorist operation with all appropriate measures put in place: the area around the building was blocked by law enforcers and residents evacuated.
The NAC identified the flat in which the militants were holed up. When given the opportunity to give up their weapons and surrender to the authorities, the militants opened fire and were killed by return fire.
The men have been tentatively identified as members of the so-called Makhachkala gang: Asad Abdullayev, born 1989, an outlaw since April 2014; and Magomed Yunusov, born 1988, became an outlaw two months ago, previously abetted members of the Makhachkala gang, the NAC said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
March 24, 2018
Russia, Poland to triple pass-through capacity on border during 2018 World Cup
Progress supply ship to conduct experiments for 1 month before sinking into ocean
Independent communication system to be created in Russian segment of ISS by end of this year
Booster from U.S. rocket launched in 1969 was likely torn to 3 pieces in space
Prisons are no longer hotbeds of TB - FSIN
Ilyushin Il-96 planes for carrying Russia's top officials to be equipped with domestic navigation systems
Tajik border guards kill Afghan drug courier in shootout
Rosaviatsiya reports problems with maintaining air worthiness of foreign planes in Russia
Questions about legislation observance arise to WhatsApp, Facebook - Nikiforov
Poroshenko regularly raised issue of Savchenko release when she was in Russia - Peskov
Unfavorable int'l situation promoted voter turnout in recent election in Russia - Peskov
Russian Defense Ministry: 4,979 militants, their family members leave Syria's Harasta in past 48 hours
Situation in Syria stabilizes - Russian military