MAKHACHKALA, December 5 (Itar-Tass) — Bomb experts defused a makeshift explosive device found at the Kurush-Salak railway section in Dagestan’s Khasavyurt district, the republic’s Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
The bomb was an equivalent to 3 kilograms of TNT.
“A suspicious subject was found on Tuesday at a railway line 2 kilometers of the village of Goksuv. The area was cordoned off by police and the train traffic was suspended,” the source said.
Bomb experts deactivated a device made from a metallic pipe filled with ammonium saltpeter and aluminum powder with a makeshift detonator.
An investigation is underway.