NALCHIK, July 12 (Itar-Tass) - An armed group is blocked in Nalchik. Fighting is continuing in the area.
An unknown man called the "02" police service in Nalchik and said he saw three armed people in a country house, the press service of Kabardino-Balkaria's Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass.
Special police groups immediately went to the site. Fighting began there at 05:45 Moscow time.
The counterterrorist operation regime is imposed in the areas from 05:40.
It is a neighborhood of luxurious cottages.