Magomed Omarov (politician)
|Deputy Interior Minister of Dagestan|
? – 2 February 2005
|Died||2 February 2005
Omarov survived an assassination attempt in May 2003 in Makhachkala. He was assassinated by gunmen on 2 February 2005 in Makhachkala. He rushed to hospital after the attack and died there. In the incident, three of his bodyguards were also killed.
The assassination occurred a month after the government announced they prevented a "terrorist attack." Omarov had coordinated all major anti-insurgent operations in the republic and had narrowly escaped another assassination attempt in 2003.
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