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Russia: Special Forces kill Dagestan's IS leader in shootout – FSB01:32

Russia: Special Forces kill Dagestan's IS leader in shootout – FSB

Russian Federation, Talgi
December 4, 2016 at 03:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Footage released on Sunday shows a special operation conducted by Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) and the Interior Ministry in Talgi, near the southern city of Makhachkala on Saturday. According to FSB’s official statement, the leader of the Vilayat Kavkaz section of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) Rustam Aselderov was among five militants killed during the operation.

Reportedly, the militant also known as Abu Muhammad was linked to attacks in the city of Volgograd in December 2013, which killed more than 30 people, with dozens injured.

The militants were found hiding in a house in Talgi village. After police's failed negotiation attempts, the militants reportedly launched an attack with automatic weapons before they were killed.

It was reported that none of the officers participating in the operation were wounded. A large cache of ammunition and explosives as well as automatic weapons were discovered at the scene.

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Footage released on Sunday shows a special operation conducted by Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) and the Interior Ministry in Talgi, near the southern city of Makhachkala on Saturday. According to FSB’s official statement, the leader of the Vilayat Kavkaz section of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) Rustam Aselderov was among five militants killed during the operation.

Reportedly, the militant also known as Abu Muhammad was linked to attacks in the city of Volgograd in December 2013, which killed more than 30 people, with dozens injured.

The militants were found hiding in a house in Talgi village. After police's failed negotiation attempts, the militants reportedly launched an attack with automatic weapons before they were killed.

It was reported that none of the officers participating in the operation were wounded. A large cache of ammunition and explosives as well as automatic weapons were discovered at the scene.

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