PYATIGORSK, January 08, 15:25 /ITAR-TASS/. Three cars with killed drivers were found in the Stavropol Territory overnight.
One car with a dead body was found on the Kavkaz federal highway near Lake Tambukan, the regional police department said.
Some sound like an explosion was heard from the roadside ditch near the car. Nobody was hurt. The site was cordoned, and sappers were examining the place, press service head Yevgeny Arnautov said.
The official also said that two other cars, a VAZ-2105 and a VAZ-2107, with dead bodies were found in the village of Zolskaya in the neighbouring district. Supposedly, the two people were drivers who gave a lift for money. They are local residents, aged 26 and 29.
The Tambukan area is cordoned and examined by sappers. No explosive devices have been found, police sources said.
Two criminal cases have been opened over the facts of murder. Investigators are working at the sites.