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Security Forces Clash With Gunmen In Ingushetia


http://gdb.rferl.org/50a21d40-d1fd-469a-ac73-4eba0604692c_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/50a21d40-d1fd-469a-ac73-4eba0604692c_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) February 3, 2007 -- Gunmen clashed with security forces that surrounded them in an apartment building in the town of Malgobek, in the southern Russian republic of Ingushetia today.


Police said they had surrounded a group of up to five suspected militants and that the battle was continuing.


The siege is the latest in a series of similar incidents in areas surrounding Chechnya.


(AP, Interfax)

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