Chechnya: new victims. Armoured personnel carrier blows up, 3 die

Three Russian servicemen were killed and four others wounded as an armoured personnel carrier hit a landmine in Chechnya. A convoy of 3 armoured vehicles was heading for their garrison while one of them was blasted by a landmine planted on the road near the village of Bashkerty in the Gudermes district on Friday, the headquarters of the Russian combined federal force in the North Caucasus reported on Saturday. The blast killed 3 servicemen and wounded 4 others, Interfax announces. The wounded servicemen were taken to the hospital, and their lives are out of danger at the moment, the headquarters said.