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7 Wounded in Dagestan

MAKHACHKALA — Seven Dagestani policemen were wounded by militants, local police spokesman Vyacheslav Gasanov said Tuesday.

Several gunmen drove to a police precinct in the town of Kizilyurt late Monday, sprayed the building with automatic gunfire and then detonated a car bomb, which shattered windows and damaged the roof, he said.

In a separate incident Tuesday, police shot and killed three suspected militants on the outskirts of the provincial capital, Makhachkala.

(AP)

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