Et-Tell in Damascus Province fully controlled by Syrian governmentWorld December 04, 21:46
Cuban revolution in pictures: Early years of Fidel CastroWorld December 04, 16:49
Putin: Trump as president realizes quickly level of responsibilityRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 13:46
Putin: attempts for uni-polar world fail, balance in the world restoresRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 13:44
Bild: Eurovision 2017 may take place in MoscowSociety & Culture December 04, 10:45
Presidential election in Uzbekistan is validWorld December 04, 10:43
Russian Reconciliation center delivers over 150 tonnes of humanitarian cargo to AleppoRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 7:46
Rally dedicated to Fidel Castro ends in Santiago de CubaWorld December 04, 6:43
Raul Castro says no streets will be named after FidelWorld December 04, 5:38
MAKHACHKALA, March 30. /TASS/. Three landmines exploded on Tuesday evening on the way of a police motor convoy in Dagestan. The total yield of the explosives was equivalent to 8 kg TNT, a source in the republic’s law enforcement agencies told TASS on Wednesday.
"The bomb experts have found out that there were three landmines. One had the yield of 5 kg TNT and two others - 1.5 kg TNT each. All the three landmines exploded," the source added.
A criminal case has been opened under four articles of the Russian Criminal Code over the motor convoy explosion in which one policeman was killed and two injured.
According to investigators, two explosive devices planted on the roadside on the 869th km of the Kavkaz federal highway were set off on March 29 at around 20:30 when a police motor convoy was driving by.
A source in the republic’s security service told TASS on Wednesday that militants of a local gang are involved in the motor convoy explosion. "Militants from the so-called Khushet gang (from Makhachkala’s suburb Novy Khushet) are suspected of this crime," he said.
According to the source, the police are ascertaining whether militants of this gang have sworn allegiance to the Islamic State terrorist organization.