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One Militant Dead In Shoot-Out In Daghestan

One militant was reported killed and one policeman wounded in a shoot-out in Russia's restive North Caucasus republic of Daghestan.

Daghestan's branch of the Russian Interior Ministry said on May 30 police had been searching for an armed group that attacked a police convoy earlier in the month in the Gunib district.

Police commandos from the OMON unit were conducting an operation to find the perpetrators of that attack when they came across a group of armed men and shooting started.

Besides the militant killed there was no further information on the fate of the other members of the group.

It was unclear if the group involved in the May 30 shoot-out was the same group that attacked the convoy.

The wounded policeman was in the hospital in serious condition.
Based on reporting by ITAR-TASS and Interfax

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