Last Update 15:2
Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Three Russian police killed in car bombing

AFP, Friday 27 Dec 2013
Share/Bookmark
Views: 484
Share/Bookmark
Views: 484

Three Russian law enforcement officials were killed Friday when a car bomb exploded near a police station in the southern city of Pyatigorsk in the restive North Caucasus region, Russian media reported.

No one claimed immediate responsiblity for the attack, but insurgents seeking to establish an Islamic republic along Russia's southern rim frequently target federal soldiers and law enforcement officials.

Security service sources told Russian news agencies that the three interior ministry officers died when a parked car exploded near a traffic police station in the Stavropol region of the city.

"The explosion was so powerful that the car was torn to pieces," an unnamed police official told the Interfax news agency.

Search Keywords:
Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.