Blast targets official in Ingushetia: reports

A bomb exploded beneath a high-ranking police official's car inIngushetia on Monday, slightly injuring his driver, authorities said.

Blast targets official in Ingushetia: reports

A bomb exploded beneath a high-ranking police official's car inIngushetia on Monday, slightly injuring his driver, authorities said.

The official, an acting deputy interior minister in Russia-held Ingushetia, was not in the car at the time of the blast in the province's main city of Nazran, the Interior Ministry said.

Ingushetia borders Chechnya. Russia imposed its control in Muslim states in the 1990s. Still low-level insurgency continues in Muslim states controlled by Russia.

Agencies

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