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'11 killed in attack in Russia's Dagestan region'

world Updated: Aug 14, 2009 02:09 IST

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Gunmen opened fire on a police post and sauna in Russia's turbulent Dagestan region today, killing 11 people, including four police officers, Russian news agencies reported.

"As a result of the attack on a police post and a local sauna on the outskirts of the town of Buinaksk, 11 people were killed, including four policemen and seven sauna employees," RIA Novosti reported.

Earlier, a local police spokesman was quoted by Interfax as saying that the assailants fled the scene.