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MAKHACHKALA, December 13 (Itar-Tass) —— Investigators have established the identity of three militants who were destroyed in Dagestan on Monday when they offered armed resistance. One of them was on the federal wanted list for organizing an illegal armed formation, participation in it and illegal trafficking of arms and ammunition, ITAR-TASS learnt at the Interior Ministry of the republic.
“On Monday, at about 21.40 Moscow time, a Lada Priora car was stopped during a search operation on the outskirts of the settlement of Karlanyurt of the Khasavyurt region. The car passengers opened fire at law enforcers form automatic arms,” the ministry’s spokesman said.
Three criminals were destroyed in return fire. Their identity was established. This is a resident of the settlement of Bairamaul of the Khasavyurt region Yusup Magomedov, 25, who was on the federal wanted list, resident of Khasvyurt Shamil Makhmudov, 25, and resident of the settlement of Babayurt Islam Khartishev, 24.
A F-1 grenade, two submachine-guns, four magazines with 7.62-mm-calibre cartridges and two magazines with 5.45-mm-calibre cartridges were found inside the car.
Criminal proceedings were instituted.