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Suicide bomb attack targets Russian security agency building near Chechnya

A suicide bomb blast tore through the regional headquarters of Russia’s FSB security service near Chechnya, killing at least two people and wounding 25 in the latest such attack ahead of a presidential election in the war-torn republic, media reported. The attack occurred shortly before noon when a suicide bomber drove a truck laden with between 300 and 800 kilograms of explosives onto the grounds of the FSB regional headquarters in Ingushetia, a republic bordering Chechnya in southern Russia, state Rossiya television reported. The truck exploded 15 meters (yards) away from the three-storey building in the town of Magas, blowing out windows and tearing off much of the roof, it said. At least two people died and 25 were injured in the attack, according to Russian television and news agencies although emergency officials in Ingushetia told AFP that four people had been killed in the blast. Full Story

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