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    Five Militants Killed in Special Operation in Grozny - Chechen Republic Leader

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    Chechen Republic Leader Ramzan Kadyrov said that five militants responsible for a recent armed attack on police in the suburbs of the Grozny city were eliminated.

    GROZNY (Sputnik) — Chechen security forces on Sunday killed five militants from a group responsible for a recent armed attack on police in the suburbs of the Grozny city, Chechen Republic Leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.

    Earlier in the day, Kadyrov said that armed people attacked a policeman in Grozny on Saturday night, took his car and broke into the house of another officer.

    Kadyrov told journalists that the five gunmen were the last militants from the group. Another four members were killed and two injured as a result of the Saturday raid.

    The Chechen leader added that the situation in the republic was stable.


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