Car bombing in Russia's Dagestan injures 11

The bomb was detonated after police stopped the car to check the driver's documents, some 100 metres from the regional police ministry in the centre of Makhachkala, the regional capital.

Car bombing in Russia's Dagestan injures 11

World Bulletin / News Desk

A bomber blew herself up in car near a police building in Russia's Dagestan region on Saturday, injuring 11 policemen and passers-by, Russian media reported.

The bomb was detonated after police stopped the car to check the driver's documents, some 100 metres from the regional police ministry in the centre of Makhachkala, the regional capital.

Police sources told local media the only person killed was the bomber, whom they identified as the former wife of two militants.

Two policemen injured in the blast were in a critical condition, police said, with nine other people requiring hospital treatment.

At least 405 people were killed in Dagestan in violence last year, according to the Caucasian Knot website, which tracks developments in the region.

 

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