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Russian Forces Kill Five In Daghestan


http://gdb.rferl.org/141b31ac-4a66-44f3-bdbe-65c6443ebf3f_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/141b31ac-4a66-44f3-bdbe-65c6443ebf3f_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) November 26, 2006 -- Russian security forces say they killed five people, including a Jordanian fighter, in a clash in the southern republic of Daghestan today.

The authorities identified the foreign fighter as Abu Havs, and said he was a leading Al-Qaeda representative.


He was killed, along with four accomplices, in a four-hour battle in the town of Khasavyurt.


(AP, AFP)

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