On February 22-28, 2016, one person killed in armed conflict in Northern Caucasus
During the week of February 22-28, 2016, one person was killed in the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus. No wounded were reported. These are the results of the calculations run by the "Caucasian Knot" based on its own materials and information from other open sources.
The killed person was a suspected member of the armed underground in Dagestan.
Attacks on law enforcers
At night of February 26, near the village of Kasumkent in the Suleiman-Stalsky District of Dagestan, policemen tried to detain a Honda passenger car, which was on the wanted list. However, the driver did not obey the demands of the policemen and opened fire on them, while trying to escape at high speed. The attacker was killed by return fire. The car caught fire during the shootout. According to the law enforcement bodies, the killed driver might be involved in the activities of the "Southern" grouping of illegal armed formations (IAFs). The policemen discovered that the killed attacker had weapons and ammunition with him.
On February 26, policemen detained a 30-year resident of the Kirov District of Makhachkala, on whose land plot a hiding with ammunition and items for detonation had been discovered. A criminal case was instituted against the suspect on the charge of illegal purchase and possession of weapons and ammunition (Part 1 of Article 222 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
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