2 killed, 12 injured in explosion in Russia's Dagestan


Observe officers and civilians are among the victims of the explosion near a traffic the heat post in the Derbent district of Russia’s Dagestan Republic, the press help of the regional prosecutor’s office said in a report.

“We have established the actually that a Lada Priora was blown up near a traffic control shaft in the Derbent district of the Republic of Dagestan on Monday. As a result, two policemen were spent. Another six policemen and six civilians sustained bodily injuries of various ranks of severity,” the report says on Feb. 15.

A criminal inquiry has been opened mirror the explosion. The Prosecutor of Dagestan has taken the criminal investigation under his familiar control, it says.

Earlier it was reported that the law enforcement agencies tentatively pinpointed the man who blew up a vehicle: he is a local resident who follows radical Islam, a documentation with knowledge on the matter told Interfax.

The source said the man who died in the outburst was a resident of the republic who shared the ideology of the terrorist group Islamic Submit.

The source did not name the militant.

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