MAGAS, August 23. /TASS/. Two members of illegal armed formations were eliminated in a counter-terror operation in the village of Troitskoye in the Sunzha district of Ingushetia, a source in the republic’s law-enforcement agencies told TASS on Sunday.
"Two were eliminated in a special operation," the source said.
As was reported earlier, the security forces and militants were exchanging fire in the area of the counter-terror operation.
The regime of the counter-terror operation was introduced in the village of Troitskoye in the Sunzha district of Ingushetia on Sunday morning.
The militants killed in the counter-terror operation in the village of Troitskoye in the Sunzha district of Ingushetia were supporters of the Islamic State international terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, the country’s National Anti-Terror Committee told TASS on Sunday.
"Two militants were neutralized in the counter-terror operation in Ingushetia. They were supporters of the Islamic State terrorist organization," the National Anti-Terror Committee said.
The combat engagement with the militants took place in the residential area closer to the village’s outskirts and the territory was sealed off.
According to the TASS source, the active phase of the counter-terror operation is over.