Suicide blast hits Russian region

Fatalities feared after car bomber targets military base as nation marks Victory Day.

     

    Fighters from neighbouring Chechnya have launched attacks on Victory Day, a holiday associated with the mass deportation of ethnic Chechens by Stalin during the war.

    Dagestan, Chechnya and neighbouring Ingushetia are at the centre of a Muslim uprising aimed at establishing an independent "Islamic emirate".

    SOURCE: Agencies


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