Six persons have been killed and seven wounded in an act of terrorism in the Chechen capital city of Grozny, Alexander Nikitin has told RIA Novosti by telephone. Nikitin is the deputy prosecutor of the Chechen Republic.
He said at 17:45, Moscow time, a PAZ passenger bus ran over an unidentified explosive device. The blast thundered on Sadovaya street in Grozny's Leninski district. Three passengers died on the spot and the other three en route to the hospital. Seven persons with wounds of various degrees of gravity were hospitalized.
A team of investigators is working on the site.