Two alleged terrorists blew themselves up to avoid arrest on Tuesday in Russia's volatile southern republic of Chechnya, the republic's leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.
Police had surrounded the two men in the regional capital of Grozny and ordered them to surrender, Kadyrov said. They refused, opened fire on the police officers and blew themselves up.
"Both bandits died as a result," Kadyrov said.
Investigators later found explosives in the apartment of the two gunmen.
Police are currently looking for possible accomplices.
GROZNY, February 15 (RIA Novosti)