A message posted on Saturday, May 13, 2006 to alqoqaz.net , the Arabic website of the Chechen jihad, announces that ?big operations? were launched in Chechnya last Monday, composed of all mujahideen groups in the Caucuses, causing the Russian forces to cancel their ?victory feast and sending a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that the Chechen mujahideen ?are after him and his occupying soldiers until the victory?. The message continues to describe an attack executed by two groups of Chechen mujahideen in the village of Surginyort, involving the firing of an anti-aircraft gun at a Russian base, purportedly inflicting ?heavy losses? on the enemy.
A translation of the message is provided to our Intel Service members.