A bus carrying Russian army pilots has exploded in the Mozdok region of North Ossetia. As a Rosbalt correspondent was informed at the Russian Interior Ministry, 15 people have already been confirmed dead. A ministry spokesman said the explosion took place at about 7:30 local time this morning. Five of the victims were pilots and two were civilians. The identity of the others is still not known. The pilots were travelling to an airbase in Mozdok, the ministry spokesman added.
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