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Russia: Four killed in Daghestan suicide bomb

Publisher Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Publication Date 14 February 2013
Cite as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Russia: Four killed in Daghestan suicide bomb, 14 February 2013, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/51276edc1e.html [accessed 23 July 2014]
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Last updated (GMT/UTC): 14.02.2013 08:26

Officials in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Daghestan say at least four police officers are dead and six others are injured after an attack by a suicide bomber.

Officials say the bomber detonated his explosives after his vehicle was stopped at a police checkpoint early on February 14 on the outskirts of the city of Khasavyurt.

Reports say one police officer was missing after the attack.

It was not immediately clear who was responsible.

Daghestan is one of the most violent regions in Russia's majority-Muslim North Caucasus, with Islamic insurgents regularly attacking officials, police, and military personnel.

Based on reporting by ITAR-TASS, Interfax, and Reuters

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