Macedonia charges 30 over weekend battle with militants

Habibe Biyali stands inside a room in her house heavily damaged by fighting in Kumanovo, Macedonia, Monday, May 11, 2015. Residents are returning to their homes in a northern Macedonian town where a fierce weekend battle between special police units and alleged ethnic Albanian militants left 22 dead and at least 37 injured. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)KUMANOVO, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian authorities on Monday jailed 30 people captured in a weekend gun battle in a northern town that left 22 police and suspected ethnic Albanian militants dead, at a time of heightened political tension in the small Balkan country


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