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Notorious Chechen rebel leader killed

Shamil Basayev, the ruthless Chechen rebel leader responsible for terror attacks that led to the deaths of more than 800 people, was killed Monday when a dynamite-laden truck in his convoy exploded in this village of red brick houses next to a muddy field. The blast that killed Russia’s most-wanted man, who had a $10 million bounty on his head, appeared to have been an accident. Basayev died along with three other militants in this village in Ingushetia — a republic plagued by sporadic spillover violence from neighboring Chechnya, where Russian forces have battled separatists for a dozen years. Full Story

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