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9 dead in Dagestan gunmen attack
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9 dead in Dagestan gunmen attack

According to the security officials, a tragic series of attacks by gunmen resulted in the deaths of seven police officers has been reported from Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Dagestan. Gunmen targeted a synagogue, two churches, and a police checkpoint in the cities of Derbent and Makhachkala which resulted in injuries to twenty-five additional officers during the attack. The purpose & motivation of assailants is still unknow however Dagestan has always been privy to Islamic violence even in the past. As per state media, One Russian Orthodox priest, a church security guard & 7 law enforcement officers along with four attackers lost their life during the incident. The gory images & videos from the scene in Makhachkala, Dagestan’s largest city has been widely shared on s...