Bomb blast injures 12 in Chechnya

Investigators initially said that a domestic gas canister had caused the explosion.

Bomb blast injures 12 in Chechnya
A bomb explosion in a cafe in Chechnya region injured eight policemen and four other people on Monday night, investigators said on Tuesday.

Maryam Nalayeva of the Chechen department of the Russian Prosecutor General's Investigative Committee, said "investigators have established that a homemade explosive device went off in the cafe. We are working to determine its type."

Investigators initially said that a domestic gas canister had caused the explosion.

The blast went off on Monday night in the 'Dallas' cafe in the Leninsky district of Grozny, the Chechen capital.

Russia is eager to portray Chechnya as peaceful, though clashes between local security forces and insurgents continue sporadically.

Reuters

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