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Two thugs killed in Ingushetia

An active member of unlawful paramilitary units was killed in Ingushetia, a North Caucasian republic bordering on Chechnya. This was disclosed to RIA Novosti here today at the republican interior ministry.

Law-enforcement officers tried to detain a militant at 5.00 a.m. July 20 In Galashki, Sunzha district; that local resident offered armed resistance and was killed as a result, the source added.

A Kalashnikov assault rifle and 69 cartridges were confiscated after the shootout.

A policeman was injured, while trying to detain another militant, reports the Ingush interior ministry.

Interior-ministry officers, as well as operatives from the Federal Security Service's regional division tried to detain a Grozny resident at 7.00 a.m. in Sagopshi, Malgobek district; however, that man also offered armed resistance and got killed, RIA Novosti's interlocutor noted.

In his words, a senior detective serving with the Stavropol territorial police department suffered a gunshot wound and was rushed to hospital.

According to the Ingush interior ministry, police officers and soldiers from the Russian Interior Ministry security forces, as well as republican FSB operatives, found a large ammunition cache the other day 1,500 m from Malgobek city.

In his words, the authorities confiscated one anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), 172 grenade-launcher rounds, as well as 323 RPG-7 rocket-launcher rounds.

This is among of the largest ammunition caches that were recently discovered in the republic, the source stressed.