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Carnage in Dagestan: Anti-terrorist operation after the attacks with at least 16 dead – They killed a priest and 15 policemen

The anti-terror operation launched in Russia’s Caucasus Republic of Dagestan following attacks on Orthodox churches and a synagogue that killed at least 16 people has ended, Russia’s Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAK) announced today. “After neutralizing the threats to the lives and health of citizens, it was decided to end the anti-terrorist operation” in Dagestan from 08:15 Greek time, according to a statement from this Commission, which was cited by Russian news agencies. Gunmen attacked Orthodox churches and a synagogue in Dagestan on Sunday, killing a priest and at least 15 police officers, according to authorities, who condemned the “terrorist” actions. The attacks took place in the Dagestan capital Makhachkala and the coastal city of Derbent. A priest of the Russian Orthodox Church, aged 66, was killed in Derbend, authorities said. This is Nikolai Kotelnikov, who worked for more than 40 years in the church of Derbent. The newspaper Izvestia reported that he was murdered in front of […]
Source: News Beast

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