All militants in Chechen parliament raid killed: official

19th October 2010, Comments 0 comments

All the militants who stormed the parliament building in Chechnya Tuesday have been killed, an official said.

"All the militants who attacked the Chechen parliament have been killed by government forces," a spokesman for the Chechen parliament Zelim Yakhikhanov told AFP.

"The operation is over and all the terrorists were liquidated, according to the Chechen interior ministry," he said, adding he personally saw four or five attackers.

Russian news agency reports said that two militants blew themselves up in suicide attacks and another was killed in an exchange of fire.

© 2010 AFP

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