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Police shoot dead three rebels in Russia`s Dagestan: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 14:33

Moscow: Three suspected rebels were killed on Saturday in an exchange of fire with police in Dagestan in Russia`s volatile North Caucasus region, the Interfax news agency reported.
The number two in the Dagestani rebel movement was killed in the clash that took place in the Kizlyar region, a local security official was cited as saying.

Concerns have mounted over increased militant attacks throughout Russia`s Caucasus region, where Islamist militants have been battling pro-Kremlin local authorities and Russian security forces in a sporadic insurgency.

Bureau Report

First Published: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 14:33

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