More violence has been reported in the town of Nalchik, which is still trying to recover from Thursday”s massive terrorist raid, according to the AP:
NALCHIK, Russia — Shooting broke out Tuesday morning in the southern Russian city of Nalchik, as police and security forces said they were launching special operations to detain suspected militants.
Alleged Islamic extremists conducted a coordinated series of attacks on police and other government buildings in the city on Thursday, and some 137 people were killed in the fighting, according to official data. Local television urged residents of the city not to leave their homes if possible Tuesday, and the local schools administration advised parents to take their children home from schools and nursery schools.
Shooting was heard in the suburb of Dubki, where the city’s main morgue is and where security forces were conducting a sweep for suspected rebels, residents said. Gunfire also broke out in the town’s center and its southwestern edge.
The Interfax news agency reported that police killed a man early Tuesday when he allegedly put up resistance during a document check. Two other men who resisted managed to escape, Interfax said.