Responsibility for the attack, which occurred on Monday, February 15, at the post of road police in the Derbent district of Dagestan, took over the terrorist group «Islamic state», what the terrorists said on the social network Twitter, reports the website of TV channel Russia Today.
On the official website of the Prosecutor’s office of Dagestan reported that the attack killed two police officers. Wounds of various severity level have received 12 people – six policemen and six civilians. According to Russia Today, three people were killed, another 18 were injured.
We will remind that explosion on gamecentral the post of traffic police occurred about nine o’clock in the morning local time. The car «Lada Priora», at which wheel there was a suicide bomber, exploded at the moment when the police stopped the driver for checking the documents.
According to witnesses, the explosion completely destroyed four cars parked near the traffic police post and destroyed part of the building, where is the traffic police.
The explosive device was, according to preliminary data, about 30 kilograms of TNT, according to the news Agency RIA Novosti citing a source in law enforcement bodies.
In the organization of the terrorist attack suspected militants of the so-called bandit group «South» («Ugedag»), established in 2011 and operating on the territory of southern Dagestan, said NEWSru.com/ According to law enforcement agencies, over the past two years, after a series of successful special operations, its membership decreased from 30 to 10 people. According to the FSB, the members of the «South» swore allegiance to «Islamic state».