Friday, March 11, 2016
Video - Powerful explosion near mosque in Nazran, Caucasus Region.
Video - Powerful explosion near mosque in Nazran, Caucasus Region.(RT).
A powerful blast has been reported outside a mosque in the city of Nazran, southern Russia. At least two people have been injured.
“A private car parked near the mosque was blown up,” a security forces source told RIA Novosti, adding that at least two people were injured.
According to RIA, a gas cylinder went off in the car.
TASS, however, says an explosive device caused the blast, citing sources in Ingushetia's law enforcement. The agency says at least one person is in the emergency unit of a local hospital.
The blast occurred in the afternoon, when Friday prayers were taking place at the mosque.Read the full story here.