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Russian Security Forces Kill Islamist Rebel Leader in North Caucasus

Russia said Monday that its security forces killed the head of an Islamist insurgent group in the restive North Caucasus region. The National Anti-Terrorism Committee reported that Aliaskhab Kebekov, the so-called "emir" of the Caucasus Emirate group, was killed Sunday along with four other insurgents, including two other senior members, during a special operation near the town of Buinaksk, in the republic of Dagestan. Russian media showed footage of a house, apparently in...

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