Russia's defense minister arrives in Dagestan
Russia's Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov arrived in Dagestan to order measures to help those injured in the suicide bombing in Buinaksk, RIA Novosti reported.
A defense ministry's plane carrying a team of military doctors has left Moscow for Makhachkala, Col. Alexei Kuznetsov, official spokesman for the Defense Ministry said. A team of experienced doctors to help the injured will soon take off from St. Petersburg, he added.
Two blasts hit the Dagestan's city of Buinaksk on Sunday. Early in the morning a car packed with explosives and driven by a suicide bomber detonated near Buinaksk after ramming the gates of a military unit. Later, a second bomb exploded in Buinaksk on the way of police officers heading to the site of the first blast. Five people were killed in the bombing; over thirty received wounds of varying severity.
A plane with 15 servicemen, injured in the bombing arrived in the city of Rostov, where they will receive medical treatment.
Dagestan's head Magomedsalam Magomedov is currently in Buinaksk.