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16-09-2015, 10:49

2 Tajik gov’t forces killed, 2 others wounded in clash against Nazarzoda group


Avesta.Tj | 16.09.2015 |Two Tajik government forces were killed and two others wounded in an armed clash with the terrorist group, led by Major General Abduhalim Nazarzoda, Tajikistan’s ex-deputy defence minister, local media reported on Wednesday.

Rustam Amakiev, Commander of Alpha Group -- an elite subunit of the State Committee for National Security (SCNS) was killed Tuesday in the special operation to defeat the terrorist group hiding in the gorge outside the Tajik capital Dushanbe.

Since Sept. 4, 22 members of Nazarzoda group have been killed and more than 120 others arrested during the operation. A large amount of weapons and vehicles have been also seized from the group.