Dagestan Republic, Russia: lslamic State claims killing tourist in tour group

Posted on January 1, 2016 • Filed under: Russia, Tourist Killed

breitbart.com reported…The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Naryn-Kala fortress in Dagestan, in which shots were fired at a tour group, killing one and wounding 11 others.

“A statement posted to IS’s main channel on the Telegram messaging app said the attack had targeted Russian intelligence agency officers,” the BBC reports.

Although initial reports described the slain victim as a border policeman, RT.com now says “the person killed was a warrant officer with the FSB (the Russian Federal Security Service),” while one of the injured was “a member of the Russian border service from the city of Bryansk.” Read Article

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