Police and security service employees prevented a terrorist act in the Chechen district center of Nozhai-Yurt, a source in the Chechen Interior Ministry reported on Wednesday.
According to the source, the bomb was found planted on a highway leading to the district center. It consisted of a 152-mm artillery shell, TNT and plastic explosives, and was stuffed with bolts and small metallic balls.
Law enforcers have launched an investigation.
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