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02 May 2020 | 08:19 PM UTC

Russia: Security forces kill militants during counterterrorism operation in Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk Oblast) April 30

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Security forces kill three militants during counterterrorism operation in Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk Oblast) on April 30; further operations possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/2/2020, 12:00 AM until 5/3/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Ashgabat). COUNTRY/REGION Yekaterinburg


On Thursday, April 30, security forces killed at least three militants during a counterterrorism operation in Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk Oblast). The security forces cordoned off the districts of Aramilsky and Chkalovsky during the raid and engaged the militants in an exchange of fire. Government forces recovered weapons, ammunition, and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from the raided residence.

Further security operations are possible in the area over the near term. 


Individuals in Russia are advised to remain vigilant due to the continuing terror threat, adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities, and report any suspicious objects or behavior.


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