Suicide bomber attacks police station in Russia

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Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin

A suicide bomber and two accomplices were killed while attacking a police station in the southern Russian city of Stavropol on Monday, the Interfax news agency reported.

The report said that the attackers were unable to enter the police station.

“No police or civilians were injured during the attack, the report said, citing the local police press service.

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“During the attempted attack, two were killed and one managed to perpetrate a suicide bombing,” the press service said.

The city is located in the northern tip of Russia’s North Caucasus Mountains, where authorities have struggled with a home grown Islamist insurgency for decades.