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Counter-terrorism operation in Tyumen over

April 13, 9:58 UTC+3 TYUMEN

The National Anti-Terrorism Committee announced that two suspected terrorists, who were presumably plotting an attack in the city

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TYUMEN, April 13. / TASS/. The counterterrorist operation that was under way in Tyumen overnight has been completed on Saturday morning, the operational headquarters of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) in the Tyumen region said in a statement.

"The counterterrorist operation in Tyumen is completed, as of 6:23 am Moscow time. The special legal regime has been cancelled within the borders of Novoselov, Magnitogorskaya, Lokomotivnaya streets, the Federation of the Kalininsky administrative district of Tyumen," the statement said. All limits and restrictions have been lifted as well.

The operation began on April 12, at 21:56 local time (19:56 Moscow time) in the Kalininsky district on the city’s western outskirts. Law-enforcement agencies cordoned off a territory that included several houses. Later, an emergencies source told TASS that one of the buildings within the security zone had caught fire. Later, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee announced that two suspected terrorists, who were presumably plotting an attack in the city, were killed in a shootout with security forces. No casualties among civilians or officers were reported.

Over 100 people were evacuated from the area of the operation to the local school.

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