NALCHIK, January 13. /ITAR-TASS/. A counter-terror regime was introduced in Kabardino-Balkaria’s town of Baksan and village of Kishpek at 06:15 Moscow time (02:15 GMT) on Monday.
Late at night on January 11, a group of militants opened fire at a police post on the road connecting villages Kishpek and Dugulubey in that region. The armed clash lasted for several hours, and then the attackers fled the scene. A security service member was wounded.
“FSB’s Major General Sergei Kmennyi has announced the regime to prevent acts terror, for security purposes and in order to detain militants,” the operation’s headquarters reports.
Special measures and temporary limitations will continue in the region during the alert regime, until advised otherwise.