Russian police kill terrorist who shot a rabbi in Dagestan

Rabbi Ovadia Isakov of Habad is still recovering in an Israeli hospital to which he was flown after he was shot by an Islamist gunman in July in Derbent, the republic of Dagestan near Chechnya. The gunman identified as Sherif Ahkhmadov was one of five terrorists killed in a raid by Russian special forces in Derbent, Russia’s Anti-Terrorist committee reported Friday. He was wanted since 2011 as leader of a terrorist group believed involved in several bombings and attacks on police.

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