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Explosion hits train in Russia”s Dagestan region, killing One | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Makhachkala, Russia-A bomb exploded beneath a train in Russia”s violence-plagued Dagestan region on Sunday, killing one person and injuring four others, police said.

A powerful explosive device went off under the first car of the train as it headed from the regional capital, Makhachkala, to the town of Khasavyurt, derailing the car and leaving a crater on the track bed, said Akhmed Magomayev, chief of staff of the transport police in Dagestan.

A woman who was among five people injured by the blast died on the way to a hospital, Magomayev was quoted as saying by The Associated Press. One of the injured was a guard on the train, he said.