"Servicemen of the Federal Forces found a group of militants of some fifteen men near the village of Makhketa," said a spokesman for the headquarters. According to him, when the servicemen tried to block the bandit group a battle broke out.
"During the skirmish, two members of the illegal armed group were killed and one detained. There are no victims among the servicemen," said the spokesman.
Thanks to the information of the detained, he said, the servicemen found a base of the terrorists with caches not far from the place of the battle. They withdrew from it a machinegun, 14 sub-machineguns AK-74, five sporting guns and about 20,000 cartridges," said the spokesman for the headquarters.