Macedonia says 14 'terrorists', 8 policemen killed in gun battle

By REUTERS
May 10, 2015 16:03




Eight police officers and 14 men described as "terrorists" were killed in a day-long gun battle in an ethnic Albanian area of northern Macedonia, the government said on Sunday.

Interior Ministry spokesman Ivo Kotevski told a news conference that 37 police officers were also wounded in an operation launched at dawn on Saturday in the town of Kumanovo. He said no civilians were reported killed.


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