two rebel killed in Ingushetia Region

Russian police killed two rebel during an operation in the southern region of Ingushetia, Russian news agencies reported on Saturday.

Another was injured and detained when police stormed a house in a village in the region, which borders the volatile Russian province of Chechnya.

The Interfax news agency quoted Ingushetia's interior ministry as saying that the dead men, both Ingush, belonged to armed groups suspected of recent attacks on police and other acts of violence.

Police found four grenade-launchers, two machine-guns, a pistol and rebel literature in the house, Itar-Tass quoted the ministry as saying.

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