Militants cornered in Russia's Nalchik open fire when told to surrender — authorities

A group of militants, suspected of terrorism, was surrounded in the city of Nalchik, the administrative center of Russia’s North Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria, and opened fire when law enforcers told them to surrender, the press service of the National Antiterrorism Committee told TASS, SİA informs.

According to the press service, FSB officers were informed about the whereabouts of individuals suspected of terrorist activities.

"This morning, they were blocked by FSB special units <…> in the city of Nalchik. When told to lay down their weapons and surrender, the gunmen opened fire at law enforcers," the committee said.

A counter-terrorism operation (CTO) regime was declared in the area.

A video, released by the committee, shows the area cordoned off by law enforcers.

As the national anti-terrorism committee specified, on the abovementioned territory "during the period of the CTO, a number of special measures and temporary restrictions will be in effect until further notice.

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