Counter-terrorism operation begins in Ingushetia

The town of Malgobek some 30 miles northwest of the republic’s capital Magas was declared a counter-terrorism operation zone on Wednesday. The counterterrorism operation began 5:00 a.m. Moscow time on Wednesday [1:00 a.m. GMT] after police were informed that “armed militants, suspected of grave crimes in Ingushetia and North Caucasus, are hiding in the area,” […]