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Bombs in the North Caucasus wound two
Two separate bomb blasts in Russia's North Caucasus republics left two people wounded on Sunday evening.

One person was wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in Kabardino-Balkaria. The improvised explosive device was planted on the Kavkaz Federal Highway. The blast occured when a car with servicemen was driving by.

A statement by the republic’s emergencies ministry said, “One of them was injured. He is receiving medical treatment at the moment."

In a separate incident, a police officer was wounded in an explosion in Buinaksk, a city in Dagestan. The officer was hospitalized in critical condition. The city’s investigation department said the men lost both legs in the explosion.

Dagestan's interior ministry said in a statement, “An improvised explosive device went off at 21:15 Moscow time. It was planted under a Lada car owned by an officer of the city’s police department.”
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