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Police say 300 terrorists active in Dagestan
At least 12 terrorist militant groups made up of up to 300 people operate in Dagestan. Interior Minister Abdurashid Magomedov said, "The militant underground [in Dagestan] remains highly active┬ů12 armed groups numbering 250-300 militants continue to operate in the republic."

Magomedov said Dagestan registered 96 terrorist militant attacks on police officers and 100 shootouts between police and terrorists militants in 2011.

The Russian Defense Ministry said last week it would deploy additional Special Forces units to the North Caucasus to increase security.


Posted by: ryuge 2012-02-03
http://www.rantburg.com/poparticle.php?ID=338374