A female suicide bomber has blown herself up nor far from a police station checkpoint in Grozny, the Chechen capital, Interior Ministry said on Saturday.
“On the outskirts of Grozny an unknown young woman exploded herself,” acting head of the Chechen Interior Ministry Apti Alaudinov told reporters.
Following the incident, police officers and civilians hadn’t sustained any injuries, the official added.
Alaudinov noted further that the incident took place at about 4:00 p.m. local time (13:00 GMT) when the young woman came to the federal police post ignoring officers’ demands to stop. She staged the blast after warning shots.
Investigators are now trying to identify the attacker and looking for her possible accomplices.