November 1, 2010
Who's Arming Chechens - Georgia or Russia?
Jamestown Foundation, Jamestown Foundation
Bomb disposal experts in the Chechen capital destroyed a large improvised explosive device in a controlled explosion today (October 29). Police discovered the bomb in the village of Katayama in Grozny’s Staropromyslovsky district based off of information provided by a detained rebel accomplice. The device consisted of a plastic bucket filled with explosives equivalent to five kilograms of TNT. On October 28, police found an explosive-laden belt in Grozny -- also, according to police, as a result of information from a captured rebel accomplice. The explosive belt, which contained explosives equal to seven kilograms of TNT, was discovered in the attic of a house. On October 25, a home-made bomb consisting of six kilograms of explosives was found 70 meters from the entrance of the...
TAGGED: Chechnya, Georgia, Russia