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    Daesh Claims Responsibility for Attack on Russian National Guard in Chechnya

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    The Daesh militant group, which is banned in Russia, claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on a Russian National Guard post in the Chechnya region.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Six National Guard servicemen and six gunmen were killed in the 23:00 GMT attack near Naursky District in northwestern Chechnya, the National Antiterrorism Committee said. Three servicemen were wounded.

    According to Agence France Press, citing a group monitoring jihadist communications, the clashes lasted for several hours.

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