Police killed six of the alleged militants while storming an apartment where the suspects were surrounded, the law enforcement official, whose name was not reported, told RIA Novosti.
A seventh man was killed Friday night when he "opened fire on police officers in the cordon and tried to break through" to a house where militants were holed up, a spokesman for Dagestan's Interior Ministry said.
Two police officers were injured, RIA Novosti reported.
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