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Bomb Kills Prosecutor In Daghestan

Counterterrorism operations have become a common feature of life in Daghestan (file photo) (ITAR-TASS) August 8, 2006 -- A roadside bomb in the Daghestani city of Buinaksk today killed the local prosecutor, Bitar Bitarov, and seriously injured his driver and a bodyguard.

One hour later, unidentified gunmen fired at a convoy headed by Daghestan's interior minister, Adilgirey Magomedtagirov, as it drove to the scene of the blast.

Two bodyguards were killed and a third injured in that attack.

(AFP, Interfax, ITAR-TASS)

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