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Three Militants Killed, Police Officer Wounded In Daghestan

Russian authorities say police in the North Caucasus republic of Daghestan have killed at least three militants.

Daghestan’s law enforcement officials said the militants were buried under the rubbles of a house during a security operation in the village of Vremenny of Untsukul district on October 2.

One police officer was wounded during the operation.

No civilian casualties have been reported.

Daghestan and other republics in Russia's restive North Caucasus region have been plagued by violence linked to Islamic extremism and organized crime for years, with scores of people being killed and injured.

Based on reporting by Interfax and TASS