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12 January 2019, 08:53

Three persons killed after assaulting policemen in Dagestan

In the Karabudakhkent District of Dagestan, law enforcers have killed three persons, who attacked a post of the road-and-patrol service (known as DPS), the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAC) has reported.

On Friday, January 11, three men, who arrived in a car, attacked a DPS post in the Kizilyurt-Makhachkala section of the "Kavkaz" Highway. Policemen began pursuing the car and caught up with it near the village of Agachaul. In response to the demand to lay down arms, the criminals opened fire on the policemen; as a result of a shootout, the three attackers were shot dead, the "Interfax" reports with reference to the NAC.

Two submachine guns, a pistol and ammunition were found in the car of alleged militants.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 11, 2019 at 09:18 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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