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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

5 Police Shot Dead

MAKHACHKALA, Dagestan -- Five policemen were shot and killed Sunday in Dagestan by gunmen who are believed to have come across the border from neighboring Chechnya, police said.

Another officer was wounded in the attack Sunday morning, regional police spokesman Magoumed Khanov said. He said the officers were part of a mobile force on patrol near the Chechen border when they were ambushed.