Russia kills 10 militants who had sworn allegiance to IS: agencies

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Posted: Nov 22, 2015 4:29 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Anti-Terrorism Committee said on Sunday that 10 militants who had sworn allegiance to Islamic State had been killed in a special operation in a southern Russian republic, Russian news agencies reported.

"During the active phase of a special operation near Nalchik, according to preliminary information, 10 militants were neutralized," the committee said, Interfax reported.

"They were all members of armed groups that had sworn allegiance to the international terrorist organization ISIL."

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by Catherine Evans)