Killing a religious leader of Islam in Dagestan on Saturday ( 04/09/2011 ) early days, became the latest incident, in a series of deadly attacks, against religious leaders in areas vulnerable to Russia, the Republic of the Caucasus. A police spokesman said unidentified attackers fired automatic weapons, through the windows of houses in the area of the Imam Magomed Saipydinov Kislyarsky, Yasnaya Polyana. The incident was made Saipydinov killed instantly, at the scene. The Board of the National Anti - terrorism in Russia said in a statement that Saipydinov had received death threats from insurgents over his unfriendly attitude and the condemnation of the killing of innocent citizens. The killing was the sixth time against Islamic religious leaders in Dagestan in the last 12 months. Meanwhile, on January 11, deputy imam mosque in the capital city of Kizlyar region was found dead with gunshot wounds to the head. A number of previous attacks occurred to the mosque imam who was shot dead in central city of Dagestan, Khasavyurt in November 2010. In August 2010 the Chairman of the Islamic Centre in the capital Makhchkala killed by assailants who opened fire on his vehicle. Dagestan, which borders Chechnya is home to about 50 percent of violence, which deals with terrorists in Russia in 2010. Fighting between insurgents and religious leaders who condemn or refuse to cooperate with them often occur in the region.