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18 May 2024, 19:59

Armed incident in KChR is third in 25 days

The shootout in the Nogai District, where law enforcers killed an alleged member of a terrorist organization, was preceded by attacks on police squads in Karachaevsk on April 22 and in the village of Mara-Ayagy on April 29 this year.

In the village of Adil-Khalk, Nogai District, a man was killed in a shootout with law enforcers; the FSB (Russian Federal Security Service) treated the man as a member of an international terrorist organization that had planned attacks on law enforcers.

The casualty was a Russian citizen, born in 1998. During a detention attempt, he offered armed resistance; a Kalashnikov submachine gun and an improvised explosive device (IED) were found at the shootout venue, the FSB has reported.

According to the calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot", the shootout in the Nogai District was the second in the Karachay-Cherkessian Republic (KChR) since April 29, when a traffic police (DPS) squad was attacked in the village of Mara-Ayagy, Karachai District.

In the shootout that broke out on April 29, law enforcers killed five people; two law enforcers also perished and four others were wounded. The Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) stated that the casualties were identified as participants in the attack on policemen committed on April 22 in Karachaevsk.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on May 17, 2024 at 12:13 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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