Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Terrorist Attack – Explosions 15 Meters From Concert Hall

Posted by Info on 27/05/2010

Three people were killed and at least 20 injured in an explosion in the city of Stavropol in southern Russia. An explosive device in the car went off 15 meters from a concert hall in the city center.

“A terrorist attack is being considered as one of the versions of what occurred,” Skripka said, adding that all the dead were women. An investigation is underway.

“I think that we are right in sending our best people to the Caucasus,
” ..There are currently around 160 Investigation Committee officers there.

The Stavropol Territory is the largest region in the North Caucasus Federal District, but has remained largely free of violence that occurs frequently in the neighboring republics of Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan.

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