BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:20 P.M.) – A terrorist connected to the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) was killed during a counter-terrorist operation in the Botlikh region of Dagestan on Saturday.
The special forces of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia with the support of National Guard of the Russian Federation and the internal affairs agencies surrounded the house where the terrorist was hiding.
The suspect refused to lay down his arms and surrender to the authorities. He was then neutralised during the gunfire exchange.
A sniper rifle with ammunition, a grenade, a radio station and a thermal imager have been found on the scene.
According to National Guard of the Russian Federation, there were no victims among the special forces or civilian population.