Two persons killed in Russian car bomb blast

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Moscow, Apr 1(ANI): Two people were reportedly killed in a car bomb blast in Russia's Caucasus region on Thursday.

According to reports, a explosives-laden car blew up near the region of Khasavyurt.

"According to preliminary information, the explosive materials that were in the car went off accidentally," The Interfax news agency quoted a security source, as saying.

Thursday's blast follows the twin blasts in the Caucasus region of Dagestan occurred on Wednesday and the double explosions in the Moscow Metro on Monday.

Wednesday's double suicide bombing killed at least 12 people and wounded 23 others, mostly members of Russia's security forces.

The first blast occurred when an explosives-laden vehicle did not stop at a police check post, and exploded when a police car chased and came close to it.

The area was cordoned off, and at that point, a suicide bomber in a police uniform had blown himself up. arlier, on Monday, two explosions had rocked two central Moscow metro stations, which were the deadliest terror attacks inside Russia in six years, killing at least 41 people.

The first explosion ripped through a train that had stopped in the Lubyanka station just below the headquarters of FSB at 8a.m. local time, and the second occurred 40 minutes later in a carriage of a train on the platform at the Park Kultury metro station.

Chechen separatist leader Doku Umarov aka Dokka Abu Usman has claimed responsibility for Monday's Moscow metro bombings. (ANI)

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