2003 Znamenskoye suicide bombing
|2003 Znamenskoye suicide bombing|
|Part of Insurgency in the North Caucasus|
Location of Chechnya in Russia
|Location||Znamenskoye, Nadterechny District, Chechnya, Russia|
|Date||12 May 2003|
The Znamenskoye Grozny suicide bombing happened on May 12, 2003, in Znamenskoye in Chechnya, when three rebel suicide bombers, including two women, drove a truck bomb into a local government administration and the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) directorate complex, killing at least 59 people and injuring about 200, mostly civilians.
A Chechen warlord Khozh-Akhmed Dushayev was blamed for organizing the blast. No formal charges were ever brought and Dushayev was killed in Ingushetia in June 2003.
- Chechnya hit by new suicide attack BBC News, 14 May, 2003
- Самые крупные теракты в России в 2000-2007 годах. Справка
- 40 killed by truck bomb, The Sydney Morning Herald, May 13 2003
- Suspects named as Znamenskoye death toll rises, Gazeta.ru, May 13 2003
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