Russia: Two shops bombed in volatile republic near Olympic site

Posted on October 31, 2013 • Filed under: Russia, Terrorism, Travel News

According to, a double bomb blast in Dagestan has ripped through two shops selling alcohol in the capital Makhachkala in the volatile Russian republic. There is confusion over the death toll – one or two people are reported dead with at least 15 injured. Witness Uma Gadzhieva described a person leaving a box in one shop before running away. The shop owner threw it outside. A spokesperson for Russia’s anti-terrorism committee said the bombs were detonated by remote control and the resulting fire spread to nearby buildings. Read article

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