The ringleader of the Imarat-Kavkaz (Caucasus Emirate) terrorist organization Zalim Shebzukhov has been killed as a result of a special operation in Nalchik.
Shebzukhov was actively engaged in recruiting fighters and sending them to the conflict zone in Syria.
The police detected Shebzukhov in an apartment house. The tenants were evacuated. The bandit was asked to surrender but he resisted and was shot down.
Shebzukhov was privy to a number of terrorist attacks.
According to the National Anti-Terrorism Committee, Shebzukhov was planning to carry out a series of terrorist acts during the May 9 holidays.