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Suspected Chechen Commander Killed


http://gdb.rferl.org/05d19c9a-0dba-441e-9b6e-375bd71e2b97_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/05d19c9a-0dba-441e-9b6e-375bd71e2b97_mw800_mh600.jpg Chechen security forces in action (file photo) (RFE/RL) September 18, 2006 -- Russian security forces have killed an alleged Chechen rebel commander, Isa Muskiev, during a security operation inside Chechnya, the Interior Ministry of the pro-Russian Chechen government reports.


A second militant was also killed during the September 17 operation. A third was detained.


The report could not be independently confirmed.


(AP, ITAR-TASS)

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