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    NALCHIK, October 13 (RIA Novosti)-At least 20 militants have been killed and 12 arrested in Nalchik, Deputy Prosecutor General Vladimir Kolsenikov said Thursday.

    Kolesnikov also said that the masterminds of the attack on the city had been identified.

    "They are Anzor Astemirov and Ilyaz Gerchikhayev," he said. "They are prominent wahhabites and are wanted in Karabdino-Balkariya and Ingushetia for particularly serious crimes."

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