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Russia: Police Find Bomb In Central Moscow

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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.

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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.

Ria Novosti

Ria Novosti

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