July 19, 2012 21:49
Major terrorist act prevented in Dagestan
MAKHACHKALA. July 19 (Interfax) - Bomb disposal agents have defused a mined tanker truck in the Buynaksk district of Dagestan.
The truck was being filled with liquid gas at a local gas station when police arrived.
"At 4:40 p.m. Moscow Time on Thursday, police received information that the above tanker trunk had been mined. The truck was driven to a field where a bomb attached to its bottom was defused by FSB [Federal Security Service] agents," a source in the Dagestani Interior Ministry has told Interfax.'
According to preliminary estimates, the bomb was equivalent to 1.5 kg of trotyl.
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