Police Injured in Blast in
Ingushetia in North Caucasus
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Novosti) — Seven police officers were injured after two bombs
went off near a private house in the Republic of
Ingushetia in Russia’s restive North Caucasus region, a local
police source said on Sunday.
bomb went off early on Sunday in the courtyard of a pensioner’s
house in the town of Ordzhonikidzevskaya in the Sunzha district.
No one was injured in the blast, the police source said over
when a police squad arrived at the scene, a second bomb exploded,
leaving seven police officers shell-shocked, the police source
has seen a rise in violence in recent months linked to separatists
in neighboring Checnhya and internal power struggles.
unknown assailants launched grenades and fired automatic weapons
at a police official’s home in the village of Inarki, Malgobek
district, but no one was injured in the attack.