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Attack kills one, injures four interior troops in North Caucasus


MOSCOW, February 12 (RIA Novosti) - A militant attack on interior troops in Ingushetia, a Russian republic in the North Caucasus neighboring Chechnya, killed one and injured four, the local interior ministry said Sunday.

According to the ministry, the attack occurred at 19:45 p.m. Moscow time (16:45 p.m. GMT) on February 11 in the village of Troitskaya in the Sunzhensky district in western Ingushetia.

Two unidentified persons opened automatic fire on interior troops returning to their base. By retaliation fire, one of the militants was killed. The second militant was wounded but managed to escape. Measures are underway to find the attacker.

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