19 Oct 2010 11:47

All militants who broke into Chechen parliament killed

GROZNY. Oct 19 (Interfax) - The operation to destroy the militants who broke into the Chechen parliament building in Grozny on Tuesday morning has been completed, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov told Interfax.

The operation took 15-20 minutes, Kadyrov said.

Three armed militants broke into the parliament building around 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, killing two security guards and a parliament employee, he said.

The special operation was conducted by 12 special-task police officers," Kadyrov said.

"All parliamentarians are alive and safe," Kadyrov said.