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Russian Security Forces Kill 10 Militant Near North Caucasus

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Russian security forces have killed 10 suspected militants in a Russian region near the North Caucasus.

The operation took place along the border between mainly Muslim Kabardino-Balkaria and the predominantly Christian Stravropol region in southern Russia. The area has been destabilized during the past year by a growing Islamic insurgency.

The militants blockaded themselves in a private house and were killed after they opened fired on the security forces. Eight men and two women died in the assault.

None of the security forces were reported injured.

Article by VOA News