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5 Policemen Killed at Chechen Border

November 30, 1998|From Times Wire Reports

Five Russian policemen were shot and killed by gunmen who opened fire from across the border with neighboring Chechnya, a police official said. Another officer was wounded in the attack near the town of Kizlyar in Dagestan, regional police spokesman Magoumed Khanov said. He said the officers were part of a mobile force on patrol near the Chechen border.

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