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Militant Killed In Kabardino-Balkaria


http://gdb.rferl.org/022EB042-9A69-4692-9B58-8140A6C96571_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/022EB042-9A69-4692-9B58-8140A6C96571_mw800_mh600.jpg Troops on the streets of Nalchik after heavy fighting in the city in October 2005 (ITAR-TASS) August 12, 2006 -- Police in the southern Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria say they have killed one suspected militant in a raid near the republic's capital, Nalchik.


Roman Shchekotin, a local Interior Ministry spokesman, said another suspect was wounded in the fighting, and a third fled.


Nalchik was the scene, in October 2005, a bloody clashes between the security forces and militants with ties to Chechen separatists in which around 100 people were killed.


(AP)

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