In the Stavropol territory (south of the European part of Russia adjoining North Caucasian autonomous areas, including Chechnya) December 6 is declared a day of mourning for those who died as a result of the terrorist act in the Kislovodsk-Mineralniye Vody commuter train.
Yesterday, December 5, as a result of the explosion of a railway car in the vicinity of the Yessentuki station 42 people were killed and more than 100 passengers were wounded.
According to preliminary information, the explosive device in the second car was activated by a kamikaze terrorist. The power of the bomb amounted to about 10 kg of TNT.
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