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Security alert in southern Russia after five bodies found
« on: January 09, 2014, 02:52:32 AM »
Via Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/09/us-russia-security-idUSBREA0808320140109

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(Reuters) - Russia has put security forces on combat alert in the southern Stavropol region after the discovery of five bodies with gunshot wounds and an explosive device, a regional security spokesman said.

Russia has already tightened security before next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi, on which President Vladimir Putin has staked a lot of political and personal prestige, and is on high alert after suicide bombers killed at least 34 people in separate attacks in the southern city of Volgograd last month.

The five corpses were discovered on Wednesday in four cars in two separate districts outside the regional capital Stavropol, a gateway to the North Caucasus, where Russia faces an insurgency by Islamist militants who have threatened to try to prevent the Olympics going ahead.

An unidentified explosive device was also found near one of the vehicles, said a spokesman for Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in Stavropol. No other details were immediately available.

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Good to see the old KGB hit squads have kept their hand in.
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Re: Security alert in southern Russia after five bodies found
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2014, 06:23:01 AM »
I take exception to the term 'Islamist militants.'  The administration has ordered they be called 'creators of mischief!'  Please post only PC articles. :silly:
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Re: Security alert in southern Russia after five bodies found
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2014, 06:38:02 AM »
When was the last time Jihadi's created anything?  :laugh:
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Re: Security alert in southern Russia after five bodies found
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2014, 08:41:46 AM »
When was the last time Jihadi's created anything?  :laugh:

They've "created" lots of "explosive" :pondering: situations.
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