Google+
Рейтинг@Mail.ru
Pravda.ru

News » Hotspots and Incidents

Federal forces carry out 6 counter-terrorist operations in Chechnya

21.09.2002 | Source:

Pravda.Ru

 

The federal forces carried out six special operations on the search for weapons and terrorists in Chechnya within the last 24 hours. The operations were held in the Urus-Martan, Kurchaloi and Grozny districts, the regional counter-terrorist staff said. Four caches with weapons and ammunition were discovered and destroyed during the operations.

Local residents rendered active assistance in the discovery of caches, the staff said. For instance, residents of the village of Kalinovskaya (the Naursky district) pointed to the cache with 25 hand grenades, 30 200-gramme TNT blocks and some 3,000 ammunition.

The staff believes that the civil position of local residents in Chechnya's north helped to achieve stabilisation, to discover and arrest several people, who played an important role in the terrorists' hierarchy.

© &to=http://www.rian.ru' target=_blank>RIAN

 
| More
935

Popular photos

Most popular

Putin: Instead of exceptionalism, USA sows chaos in the world
Putin: Instead of exceptionalism, USA sows chaos in the world
Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared on international discussion forum Valdai on October 24 in Sochi. During his speech, Putin cracked down on the US-led politics in the Middle East and the rest...
The Dirty Politics of the Nobel Peace Prize
The Dirty Politics of the Nobel Peace Prize
The award of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize to Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi raises anew the persistent question concerning the dirty politics of the Norwegian Nobel Committee...
Система Orphus