CTO in Nalchik. April 11, 2024. Photo: the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) http://nac.gov.ru

17 April 2024, 19:38

From April 8 to April 14, two persons killed in armed conflict in Northern Caucasus

During the week from April 8 to April 14, 2024, two suspected militants were killed during the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. These are the results of the calculations run by the “Caucasian Knot”, based on its own materials and information from other open sources.

On April 11, a counterterrorist operation (CTO) legal regime was introduced in Nalchik and the Chereksky District. Special forces fighters cordoned off several suspected militants. After offered to surrender, the suspects opened fire on the law enforcers. According to the report released by the National Antiterrorism Committee (NAC), the law enforcers shot and killed two suspected members of a grouping that was part of an international terrorist organization and was planning terror acts in Kabardino-Balkaria. The Investigating Department for Kabardino-Balkaria of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) reports that the killed suspects have been identified as local residents born in 1997 and 2004.

Residents of Volny Aul and other villages located not far from Nalchik said that they were awakened by submachine gun fire and explosions. Some people decided not to let their children go to school. In Kabardino-Balkaria, the CTO legal regime was introduced for the first time since July 3, 2021. Then the CTO was carried out in Nalchik and Baksan, and law enforcers killed five suspected militants.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on April 16, 2024 at 02:00 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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