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Policeman Injured In Daghestan Security Operation Dies

One of three police officers injured in a security operation in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region has died.

Police in the Republic of Daghestan said on April 9 that a senior lieutenant of the Daghestani Interior Ministry, Mutaalim Davudov, died of gunshot wounds in hospital.

Davudov, 41, was one of three police officers who had been injured in a clash with suspected militants in Daghestan's Derbent district on April 8.

Unknown individuals opened gunfire at the police near the village of Gedzhukh where law enforcement troops were carrying out an antiterrorist operation.

The shooters have not been apprehended.
Based on reporting by Interfax and RIA Novosti