Islamist website says North Caucasus rebel leader Umarov is dead

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Posted: Mar 18, 2014 10:58 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A website sympathetic to Islamist militants fighting against Russian rule in the North Caucasus said on Tuesday that insurgent leader Doku Umarov has died.

(Reporting by Alissa de Carbonnel; editing by Steve Gutterman)