Google+
Рейтинг@Mail.ru
Pravda.ru

News » Hotspots and Incidents

Many foreigners, mostly Arabs, among militants attacking Ingush village

26.09.2002 | Source:

Pravda.Ru

 

A group of militants who attacked the Ingush village of Galashki in the North Caucasian mountainous area numbered at least 200. Many foreigners, mostly Arabs, were among them, the RIA Novosti correspondent quoted the Ingush Interior Ministry as saying on Thursday.

According to the military engaged in the operation, half of the attackers was killed, Arabs among them.

About 20 federals were killed in the shootout, the Ingush Interior Ministry reported.

The RIA Novosti correspondent saw a damaged armoured car sent downhill.

There are also civilian victims in Galashki. Militants shot one villager, Arapkhanova, says the Ingush Interior Ministry. Another villager, Ozdoev, was wounded in the belly.

No victims reported among Ingush policemen and no destruction can be seen in the village. The situation has been brought to normal, according to the republican Interior Ministry.

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

 
| More
1031

Popular photos

Most popular

Russia prepares new sanctions against the West
Russia prepares new sanctions against the West
Russia developed a package of sanctions in response to the recently introduced restrictions from the West. The plan provides for various measures - from mild to severe ones, presidential aide Andrei...
Can Russia counter USA's Prompt Global Strike?
Can Russia counter USA's Prompt Global Strike?
Deputy Defense Minister of Russia Yuri Borisov said that Russia may create its own prompt global strike system. The development of the prompt global strike system in the United States may lead to a...

Video

Popular photos

Система Orphus