Over 10 militants killed on Georgia-Russia border

Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 11:44

Tbilisi: At least 11 militants and three special forces personnel have been killed near the Georgia-Russia border, the Georgian Interior Ministry said.
Interior Ministry units on Wednesday sealed off a gorge near the border with southwestern Russia`s Dagestan region where an armed group was detected on Tuesday.
According to Georgian media reports, around 20 well-armed militants trespassed into the country`s territory from Dagestan, taking about 10 locals hostage, who were later released.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 11:44

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