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Security Forces Clash With Gunmen In Ingushetia

(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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