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MAKHACHKALA, December 05. /ITAR-TASS/. Five gunmen were killed in a special operation in Khasavyurt district in the Russian North Caucasian Republic of Dagestan, a source in the Dagestani district law enforcement agencies told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
“Since Thursday morning several clashes have sparked up in Khasavyurt district of the republic, not far from the village Novy Kostek. According to preliminary reports, five gunmen from a local gang, including those involved in the gunfire at the policemen in this district on Wednesday, were killed,” the source said.
During the search operation and the chasing of the bandits, who injured a policeman in Khasavyurt on Wednesday, the law enforcers have found a dugout on Thursday four kilometres north of the settlement Novy Kostek in Khasavyurt district, the information centre of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee told Itar-Tass earlier on Thursday.
“The gunmen entrenched in the dugout opened automatic fire against the commandoes during the search operation,” the information centre reported.
The blocked bandits are active members of the Khasavyurt gang, the operations headquarters of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said.