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3 Militants Destroyed in Special Operation in Dagestan.

Moscow, Rajab 20, 1434, May 30, 2013, SPA -- Three militants from the Khasavyurt gang were destroyed in a special operation in Dagestan on Thursday, the information center of the National Antiterrorist Committee told Itar-Tass.

Agents of the regional department of the Federal Security Service (FSB) and police detected an armed group in a house in the village of Yubileinaya, Khasavyurt district. The authorities launched an anti-terrorist operation, and sealed off the house and the adjacent area.

"It was ascertained that a woman with a six-month-old baby was in the house together with the militants. The authorities negotiated her release and offered the gunmen to surrender. The militants, who offered fierce resistance, were killed," the NAK said.

The gunmen were well-armed. Police found at the scene automatic weapons and ammunition. There were no casualties among the police or civilians during the operation.

--SPA 20:36 LOCAL TIME 17:36 GMT

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Date:May 30, 2013
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