Three gunmen killed, one detained in Makhachkala special operation.

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MAKHACHKALA, July 21 (Itar-Tass) — Three militants have been liquidated and one detained during a special police operation in Makhachkala, sources in the republic’s law enforcement agencies told Itar-Tass.

According to the source, at around 04:00 MSK on Thursday morning, police special task force blocked a group of gunmen in a private house on Mount Tarki-Tau. The gunmen offered armed resistance.

As a result of a nearly three-hour exchange of fire, three militants were killed, and one was detained alive. One police officer was wounded.

There have been no reports about the gunmen’s identity.

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