Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Russian Interior Minister Reports On Counter-Terrorism Activities in Caucasus

Posted by Info on 11/05/2011

“Law-enforcers eliminated about 149 militants and 19 of their leaders this year” in an operation held in Chechnya, Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkaria : said Russian Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev. And the elimination continues.

This report was presented May 9 when again several terrorist but were neutralized. One man allegedly attempted to trigger a bomb on May 7. He was shot dead by the police.
Other militants were detained. The police confiscated large numbers of weapons, explosives and components, sabotage equipment and other materials. Criminal cases were initiated for arms trafficking. Militants planned to plant a bomb in one of their vehicles, which is why local residents were evacuated for bomb-disposal experts to work. No rigged cars were found.


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