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A female suicide bomber dressed as a pilgrim killed Said Atsayev, a leading Sufi cleric, and at least five followers at the cleric's home in the village of Chirkey in Dagestan. President Vladimir Putin was in Tartarstan, seeking to prevent the spread of militant Islam.