MAKHACHKALA, March 14 (Itar-Tass) – A policeman was killed in a special raid in Dagestan’s village of Echeda, the Sulmadinsky district.
Unidentified criminals also stole a machinegun from the policeman, a representative of the republic’s investigative committee told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
Earlier Dagestan’s crisis centre said law enforcers conducted a raid in the village and surrounding area to find a gang member who might be hiding in some abandoned buildings in the area.
At 14:00 on Wednesday the counter-terrorism operation began. There were no official reports about exchange of fire.