A series of terrorist acts have been prevented in Chechnya within the past twenty-four hours.
As the RIA Novosti correspondent was told on Wednesday in the Regional Operational Headquarters for controlling the anti-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus, the law enforcers had rendered harmless three home-made explosive devices which were found in different districts of the republic.
In the regional centre of Urus-Martan a home-made explosive device was found on the roof of a cafe on the local market. It consisted of a 152 mm-caliber artillery shell, an electric detonator, a storage battery and a radio station. The police took the device to a safe place and destroyed it.
In the course of special operations in the Chechen capital of Grozny a home-made explosive device was found in a dilapidated sheepfold. It consisted of a 152 mm artillery shell, two mines, 3.2 kilogrammes of TNT, a plastic bottle stuffed with bolts, screws and nails, two electric detonators and an electronic watch. The device has been destroyed.
Bodies of military personnel with American and Polish chevrons on uniforms were found in Avdiivka, adviser to the head of the Donetsk People's Republic said