Islamist website says North Caucasus rebel leader Umarov is dead

by Reuters
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 14:56 GMT

MOSCOW, March 18 (Reuters) - A website sympathetic to Islamist militants fighting against Russian rule in the North Caucasus said on Tuesday that insurgent leader Doku Umarov has died. (Reporting by Alissa de Carbonnel; editing by Steve Gutterman)