Bus bomber’s husband, 4 others killed in Dagestan – Wire Nation/World – The Sacramento Bee


MAKHACHKALA, Russia — The husband of a suicide bomber who killed six people on a bus died Saturday after a stand-off with police in Russia\’s restive south, the country\’s anti-terrorism agency said. Four other insurgents also died.

Authorities had been hunting for Dmitri Sokolov since the blast in Volgograd, the first attack in years against a civilian target outside the volatile North Caucasus region, which came just months before the start of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

Police surrounded a house in a village near the Dagestan capital of Makhachkala and unsuccessfully tried to persuade the insurgents to surrender before they died, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said.

Sokolov acknowledged during nego

via Bus bomber’s husband, 4 others killed in Dagestan – Wire Nation/World – The Sacramento Bee.

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