MAKHACHKALA, June 27 (Itar-Tass) — Some persons attempted to blow up vehicles with servicemen and policemen in Dagestan, a source at the republic's Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass.
An explosive device was set off in the village of Chalda on the road when an Ural vehicle with servicemen was at the site. The Ural was carrying border guards. The bomb was equivalent to about seven kilograms of TNT. The blast left three holes in the vehicle and a 2.5-m crater in the ground. Nobody was hurt. It occurred on Tuesday in the daytime.
The same day, an explosive device went off on the Caucasus federal road in the village of Gadari. The blast hit a traffic police car. The bomb was equivalent to six-seven kilograms of TNT. Three policemen needed medical care after the blast.
Criminal cases are opened over the two attacks.