MOSCOW, September 17 (RIA Novosti) - A militant was killed in a shootout with federal troops in the city of Makhachkala, the capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, a law enforcement source said on Thursday.
The source said an Interior Ministry serviceman was injured in the firefight that took place on Wednesday morning.
In another incident, a Russian soldier was injured in Chechnya when he stepped on a mine near the village of Ulus-Kert Wednesday.
In Ingushetia, another Russian North Caucasus republic, two roadside bombs went off in the early hours of Thursday, injuring two police officers in the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya.
The bombs, equivalent to one and three kilograms of TNT, were detonated remotely.