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Terrorist attack on Trans-Siberian Railway
8.06.2011 12:29
Terrorist attack on Trans-Siberian Railway

An explosion happened yesterday on Trans-Siberian railway, in Novosibirsk Region is now regarded as a terrorist attack: fragments of explosive device were detected and now are being examined by experts. Fortunately, only railways were damaged and nobody was hurt.
      
      An incident took place on June, 7 at 14.30 (local time) on 3309th kilometer of Chick-Ob haul of Trans-Siberian Railway. An unknown device exploded and damaged rail and a few cross-sleepers.
      
      The main details of explosive device and fragments of damaged rail are being examined now. It is not yet clear what kind of bomb is was, one or 2-3 kg TNT. It is clear, that and explosion was loud enough to derail trains.
      
      Now the traffic on Trans-Siberian Railway is resumed, the trains follow on parallel branch lines on their normal schedule.
      
      Severe terrorist attacks on railway took place in 2007 and 2009, when trains Moscow-St. Peters burg were exploded with a bomb fixed to the rails. Dozens of people git hurt, in 2009 the people were killed.
      

      www.gazeta.ru
      

      www.interfax.ru
Author: Yulia Buzykina


Tags: Trans-Siberian Railway terrorist attack Novosibirsk region   

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