MAKHACHKALA, March 10 (RIA Novosti) - Two bombs have
gone off in the capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of
Daghestan, police said on Tuesday, adding that no injuries had
The bombs exploded at around 11:30 p.m. (20:30 GMT) on
Monday in downtown Makhachkala. The blasts took place near a
residential building and had a combined force of the equivalent
of 8 kg of TNT.
Bomb disposal experts later discovered and defused a third
bomb, with an explosive power equivalent to 2 kg of TNT.
In a separate incident on Monday, unknown assailants
opened fire on a police station in Daghestan's Buynaksk
"No police officers were injured as a result of the
attack," a police spokesman said.