NALCHIK, March 27 (Itar-Tass) —— Security services evacuated people from the buildings adjacent to the house where one or more gunmen are blocked.
The housing supply systems are cut off, a law-enforcement source in the republic told Itar-Tass.
How many gunmen are there is unknown, he said.
According to the source, the active phase of the operation has already begun.
After the fighting at Building 2, Komsomolskaya Street in Nalchik at about 04:30 Moscow time on Tuesday, the regime of a counterterrorist operation was imposed in the area. Nobody was hurt. The operation is continuing.