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8 Rebel Suspects Killed

MAKHACHKALA — One militant leader and seven suspected militants have been killed in Dagestan, local police spokesman Vyacheslav Gasanov said Monday.

The men were killed in a shootout with police Sunday after they barricaded themselves in a house in Makhachkala, Gasanov said. One man has been identified as a militant leader who oversaw terrorist activities in the city, police said. 

(AP)


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