Law enforcement agencies in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Dagestan killed four suspected militants early on Monday, a senior spokesman for investigators said.
“Four suspected militants were killed near the locality of Tashkapur,” Alkhas Amirkhanov said.
An investigation is underway.
Russia has been fighting terrorists and separatists in its volatile southern republics for over a decade. Terrorist attacks and shootouts with police are common in the mainly-Muslim region.
MAKHACHKALA, April 18 (RIA Novosti)