Fighting VIDEO: Russian Forces Kill 6 Daesh-Linked Militants in Dagestan

Wed Sep 7, 2016 22:59:46

Six terrorists have been killed in the restive region of Dagestan in clashes with security forces, according to the Russian interior ministry.

The ministry said three suspected militants were killed in the region's capital, Makhachkala, and three more in the town of Izberbash, southeast of Makhachkala.

Residents were evacuated from residential buildings in both towns where the suspects had holed up and opened fire on the police with automatic weapons.

The dead militants were suspected of various crimes including an attack on patrol officers and an attempt to blow up a railroad, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said in a statement.

The predominantly Muslim republic became a hotbed of Islamic State (ISIS / Daesh / ISIL / IS) insurgency following the two separatist wars in neighboring Chechnya.

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