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19 Dead in Gunbattle in Chechen Capital

Russia's National Anti-terrorist Committee says a gun battle with heavily armed Islamist militants in the Chechen capital, Grozny, has left at least 10 police officers dead and 28 others wounded. Quoting the leader of the Russian republic, the Associated Press reported that at least nine militants had also been killed. Russian officials say the insurgents were killed in the fighting early Thursday. Kremlin officials say militants traveling in three cars attacked police at a Grozny...

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