2008 Vladikavkaz bombing

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Coordinates: 43°00′58″N 44°39′00″E / 43.016°N 44.65°E / 43.016; 44.65

2008 Vladikavkaz bombing
Location Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, Russia
Date November 6, 2008
Attack type
Suicide bombing
Weapons Explosive belt
Deaths 12
Non-fatal injuries
Perpetrator Caucasus Emirate

The 2008 Vladikavkaz bombing took place on a routed taxicab, which was unloading passengers at a market in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia, Russia on November 6, 2008 killing 12 and injuring 41. The bombing was committed by female suicide bomber.[1] On November 15, the attack was claimed by the Riyad-us Saliheen Brigade of Martyrs,[2] a unit of the militant Caucasus Emirate group.

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  1. ^ "Death toll from North Ossetia suicide bomb rises to 12". CNN. 2008-11-07. Archived from the original on 10 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-08. 
  2. ^ "New Tensions Surface in Ossetian-Ingush Relations". Jamestown Foundation. 18 December 2008.