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“The inspection of the gunfight site has been completed by now; 10 militants were neutralized as a result of a counterterrorism operation in Grozny,” the NAC told TASS.
The militants are being identified.
Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov to render all required assistance to the families of law enforcement officers killed in an attack by militants on Thursday.
“We will never forget the names of killed comrades, the names of heroes and will have to provide all necessary aid to the families of those killed and support those affected,” Putin said at a meeting with Kadyrov.
Kadyrov assured Putin that practically all necessary assistance has already been provided, but the president still asked him to attentively address the issue.
Russian President Vladimir Putin highly assessed the organization of a counterterrorism operation conducted in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya on Thursday.
“You personally and your officers acted in a prompt and professional way, so (I express) a separate gratitude to you and all law enforcement officers of the Chechen Republic,” Putin said at a meeting with Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov who informed the president of a completed operation to kill gunmen.
Putin expressed confidence that Chechnya’s law enforcement agencies properly assess the situation and will professionally react to similar incidents.