Federals Kill 4, Detain 8 Bandits In Chechnya

A 12-strong bandit formation was rendered harmless in the Bachi-Yurt settlement of the Kurchaloi district in Chechnya on Friday morning. According to the PR department of Russia's Federal Security Service, or FSB, 4 bandits were killed in the skirmish, and eight were detained. Among the detainees was Abu-Sayah, 41, an Algerian-born mercenary.