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Pakistan-trained terrorist killed

A Pakistan-trained terrorist, believed to be behind scores of attacks on police and terror blasts in the Caucasus region, was killed on Wednesday in Daghestan's capital Makhachkala.

world Updated: Apr 20, 2011 17:02 IST

A Pakistan-trained terrorist, believed to be behind scores of attacks on police and terror blasts in the Caucasus region, was killed on Wednesday in Daghestan's capital Makhachkala.

"Sabitbi Amanov, a resident of Kazakhstan, was the chief explosives expert of the terrorist groups active in the Caucasus. He had undergone training in Pakistan," state-run Rossiya 24 TV channel.

According to Interfax news agency, the federal agencies were on the lookout for Amanov for several years and this morning he was blocked in a house in Makhachkala.

He was killed in a special operation after he opened fire at the police party in response to call for surrendering.