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Female carries out suicide bombing in Russia's Grozny

ANI | Updated: Nov 17, 2018 22:40 IST

Grozny [Russia], Nov 17 (ANI/Sputnik): Acting head of the Chechen Interior Ministry Apti Alaudinov on Saturday said that a female suicide bomber blew herself near a police station checkpoint in Grozny, Russia.
According to the officials, no police officers or civilians had sustained injuries following the incident.
Alaudinov further added that the woman staged the blast at about 4:00 p.m. local time. The officers fired warning shots and demanded her to stop after the woman came to the federal police post, reported Sputnik.
The investigators are now trying to find the identity of the attacker and her possible associates. According to a source cited by the news agency Interfax, the suicide bomber was not a Chechen national.
The last suicide bombing at Grozny checkpoint took place in May 2016. According to the Chechen police, six police officers were injured during the incident. (ANI)