Chechen police kill four teenage attackers
Police have shot dead four teenagers who launched three attacks in and around the Chechen capital Grozny, say officials in the Russian republic.
A fifth teenager detonated a bomb he was carrying in a rucksack, but survived. He had approached a police post in Mesker-Yurt, east of Grozny.
No policemen died. In the past decade Chechnya has seen much jihadist unrest.
The Islamic State group says its militants carried out the attacks. The claim has not been verified.
The Chechen Information Minister, Dzhambulat Umarov, said the youngest attacker was 11 and the oldest 17.
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