A large ammunition cache was found in the village of Benoi-Vedeno, Chechnya's Nozhai-Yurt district in the course of an operation conducted by the federal forces, reported the Regional Operational Headquarters for coordinating the counter-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus.
The cache, which was found on the grounds of a derelict farm, contained more than 20,000 cartridges, several dozen grenades, and a large amount of explosives. The whole arsenal was blown up.
In the Vedeno district, the federal forces discovered a large cache full of weapons, ammunition and medical supplies.
In all over the past 24 hours, the federal forces seized 2 assault rifles, 2 pistols, 21,500 cartridges, 42 grenades, and 17 mines and landmines.
Russia's Ambassador to Belarus, Mikhail Babich, said that Moscow would treat any military intervention in the affairs of Belarus as an attack on Russia