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Militants in Dagestan began demolition

July 25 2005

On the eve of Dagestan has been committed another act of terrorism. Ten kilometers is Khasavyurt has been undermined by a suburban train Khasavyurt, Makhachkala. The blast occurred at 5:30 GMT by the first wagon train.

At the site of the explosion crater depth of one meter in diameter and two meters in diameter. Damaged 200 meters of railroad track.

The blast killed a woman - died on way to hospital. According to Deputy Chief of Makhachkala linear Department of Internal Affairs on transport Akhmed Magomayev, a total of six people injured.
Power of an explosive device was 11 kg of TNT. According to experts, the action was given the so-called bezobolochnoe explosive pressure action.
If the explosion occurred in the weekday closest to the capital of Dagestan, the victims could be much larger. Passenger trains are mostly residents of the republic, destined to Makhachkala from its agricultural products.
Exhausted railway line was replaced after just two hours. Upon detonation of electric Khasavyurt-Makhachkala prosecuted under three articles of the Criminal Code: terrorism, illegal purchase, possession or carrying of weapons, illegal manufacture of weapons. According to the "Caucasian Knot".

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