Itar-Tass: Policeman wounded in Ingushetia as "suicide bomber blasts self"
- Policeman wounded in Ingushetia as suicide bomber blasts self
NAZRAN, May 17 (Itar-Tass) - Law-enforcers in Ingushetia are ascertaining the identity of the suicide bomber who blasted himself as police entered a yard in the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya earlier on Friday. The republic's investigative bodies said they have preliminary information that the suicide bomber is a resident of Chechnya.
The house owner has been detained on suspicion of connection to militants.
The suicide bomber triggered his explosive device as police entered the yard of a private house in Chkalov Street at 07:00, Moscow time, killing himself and wounding a police officer.
The policeman was rushed in hospital. His life is not in danger, doctors said.