MAKHACHKALA, May 24 (RIA Novosti) - Police have found
and neutralized a bomb planted near a gas pipeline in the
Russian North Caucasus Republic of Daghestan, the republic's
Interior Ministry said on Sunday.
The explosive device was discovered early on Sunday at a
section of the Mozdok-Kazimagomed trunk pipeline 45 km (28
miles) south of the Daghestani capital, Makhachkala, the
The bomb was neutralized by bomb exports. No one suffered
during the mine-clearing operation, the ministry said.
Gas supplies at the pipeline section where the bomb had
been discovered were temporarily cut off, the ministry said.
Sporadic terrorist attacks and militant clashes are common
in Daghestan, and in neighboring Chechnya, although the Kremlin
has officially ended its military campaign against separatists
and terrorists there.