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Russian Military Holds Large-Scale Anti-Terrorist Drills in Amur Region

Sputnik News

12:21 27.11.2015(updated 12:29 27.11.2015)

Anti-terrorism units in Russia's Eastern Military District have conducted large-scale exercises to repel terrorist attacks in the Amur Region, the district's spokesman said Friday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Describing the script for the exercise, Col. Alexander Gordeev said, 'a conventional armed bandit group attacked a military unit to seize the storage of ammunition and weaponry. As a result of the use of grenades by the conventional terrorists during the assault on the military unit, fire broke out in one of the checkpoints.'.

According to Gordeev, anti-terrorist units blocked terrorists and opened fire. After having eliminated the so-called 'conventional gang,' the fire brigade garrison extinguished a fire.

About a dozen automobiles and light-armored military vehicles, and some 200 soldiers participated in the exercises.


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