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    One police officer was killed and another injured in an attack in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan on Friday, a police spokesman said.

    One police officer was killed and another injured in an attack in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan on Friday, a police spokesman said.

    The officer died when a police car was blown up near the village of Chontaul around 18:30 Moscow time [14:30 GMT], the spokesman said.

    Russia's North Caucasus, which includes the volatile republics of Chechnya, Dagestan and Ingushetia, sees frequent attacks by militants on police, federal troops and officials.

    MAKHACHKALA, July 23 (RIA Novosti)

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