Twenty injured as Tajik police building hit by car bomb

Twenty injured as Tajik police building hit by car bomb

Khujand : Tajikistan | Sep 02, 2010 at 11:41 PM PDT
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Twenty people were seriously injured when a powerful blast hit a police building in Tajikistan's second largest city of Khujand on Friday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said, RIA Novosti reported.

"A car packed with explosives crashed through the right part of the building," the spokesman said.

The blast completely destroyed this section of the offices, which housed the headquarters of the local organized crime department, the Interior Ministry said.

There is no information on the driver of the vehicle involved.

The attack took place at 08:10 am (03:10 GMT).

Elnur763 is based in Baku, Bakı, Azerbaijan, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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