20 security forces officers lost in fight against terrorism in Dagestan in 2016
Makhachkala, January 17, 2017. In 2016, 18 policemen and 2 FSB officers died in the line of duty fighting against terrorists in Dagestan. The other 45 law enforcers got wounds and injures, the head of the regional department of the Interior Ministry RF Abdurashid Magomedov reported on Monday, January 16, at the extended board of the Ministry.
The minister also added that the bandit underground suffered considerable damage and casualties on the territory of the region in 2016.
"In Dagestan, the law enforces register a reduction in the number of grave and particularly grave crimes associated with illegal turnover of firearms and explosive devices, the attacks on the lives of law enforcement officers and the homicides. The detection rate for economic offences has increased", - the Interior Minister said.