The Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO expresses
condolences to relatives of the victims of a double bombing
in Makhachkala, Dagestan. We are wishing all the injured a
Despite repeated assurances by the Russian leadership that
terrorism has been defeated in Russia, the Caucasus and the
armed gangs are not eliminated and terrorist attacks do not
We demand an immediate investigation into this crime and
punishment of all guilty in this in this crime in accordance
with the law.
We demand that President-elect Vladimir Putin should take
investigation of this act of terror under his personal control.
Chairman of the YABLOKO party
On May 3, 2012, at 22:10 (MSK) a car bomb exploded in a VAZ
car parked by the police post at a highway on the outskirts
of Makhachkala, Astrakhan unknown detonated an explosive device
planted, presumably in VAZ. The explosion damaged the building
and cars parked nearby.
At approximately 22:25 (MSK), when the police and the rescue
service arrived and passers-by gathered at the scene the second
bomb (which was presumably in another car) exploded. This
double attack in Makhachkala killed 13 people and 109 people