Militant base destroyed in CHECHNYA
A hand anti-tank grenade launcher, a landmine and hand grenades were seized during the detention. MOSCOW. May 15 (Interfax-AVN) - A militant base has been destroyed in Chechnya's Vedeno district, the Regional Operations Headquarters' press center told Interfax on Monday.
"The base was discovered in a search operation outside the village of Verkhatoi," a headquarters spokesman said.
A large amount of clothing and food, as well as batteries for radio transmitters and 2,000 cartridges for firearms, were discovered in the base's caches, the spokesman said.
Several members of criminal armed groups and their collaborators had been arrested in Chechnya over the weekend. A hand anti-tank grenade launcher, a landmine and hand grenades were seized during the detention.
Von: 15.05.2006, http://www.interfax.ru