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FSB Officer Blown Up in Dagestan

A Federal Security Service lieutenant colonel, Akhmed Abdullayev, died when his car exploded in Dagestan on Thursday, Interfax reported.

Two unidentified men were spotted fleeing the scene in Dagestan’s Tsumadinsky district, and a police officer who tried to pursue them was seriously wounded when the assailants opened fire, the report said. 


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