Wanted militant killed in Chechnya

GROZNY. October 20. KAZINFORM A militant who escaped on Monday during the holding of a special operation, in which one OMON commando was killed and another was injured, was destroyed in Chechnya, ITAR-TASS learnt at the law enforcement bodies of Chechnya on Tuesday, Kazinform refers to Itar-Tass.

On Monday, crash police of the Main Department of the Interior Ministry for the Southern Federal District, OMON commandos of the republican Interior Ministry and officers of the Criminal Investigation Department were conducting a special operation to detain wanted militants in the Lenin district of Grozny. "One of militants wounded from a Makarov pistol a deputy commander, police captain, of the OMON company and the commander, police junior lieutenant, of an OMON section who died of wounds," a law enforcers said.

The attacker was killed in return fire, however, another militant managed to escape. "Officers of an investigation group found a Makarov pistol, two grenades and over 20 cartridges at the site of the incident," the law enforcer said, Kazinform refers to Itar-Tass. See www.itar-tass.com for full version.

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