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SUKHUM, September 21 (Itar-Tass) — One person was killed and one more injured in a blast that rocked the Abkhazian capital Sukhum on Wednesday, the chief of the city police department told Itar-Tass.
According to Garri Arshba, the explosion occurred at 09:20 Moscow time in the vicinity of Sinop in the Kodor highway.
A Mercedes car driven by a resident of the republic of Kabardino-Balkaria exploded when it was moving towards downtown Sukhum. The blast was inside the car. The driver died instantly, and his wife was wounded.
The killed man was promptly identified, although the type of the explosive device has not yet been established. Experts say its yield was at least 200 grams of TNT.