By Ria Novosti
Police on Thursday discovered an explosive device with the power of 400 grams of TNT in a car in central Moscow, a law enforcement source said.
Officers found the improvised explosive device in the boot of a Mercedes Benz after stopping the vehicle on Kutuzovsky Prospekt, a road used daily by Kremlin officials.
The bomb was filled with iron chips and screws.
The driver, from Russia’s Buddhist region of Kalmykia, also had a handgun in his possession.
He was detained and is being questioned.
In a separate incident, an explosive device with the strength of 200 grams of TNT was discovered in a car stopped in southwest Moscow’s Ryazansky Prospekt.