Russian security officials said the train derailment suspected to have been armed attacks in Chechnya
Russia bound for Moscow, St. Petersburg from a passenger train derailment occurred on the 27th, a total of one hundred casualties.
China, Nov. 29 hearing, according to the British “Times” reported from Moscow, Russia, a passenger train bound for St. Petersburg 27 derailment accident occurred, which caused a hundred deaths and injuries. Russian security officials suspect it from the derailment is likely to be launched by the Chechen rebels implementation.
Russian security department has begun this investigation from the train derailment, an official suspect this is likely to be from the Caucasus, Chechen rebels launched the implementation. The Chief Prosecutor of the Russian Northwest Serena – Benny Tymoshenko said, improvised explosive devices leading to “Nevsky” was express train derailed, the Chechen rebels is now the most significant crime suspect object. Russian Federal Security Service Bortnikov reported to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev also said that the passenger train derailment was caused by a homemade explosive device. Experts are now parts of explosive devices left to study.
media player from the Russian point of view of the TV screen, severely damaged the surface of the roll in the embankment next to the train derailment. Witnesses said that this incident “is simply a disaster”, the scene chaotic. At present, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called for a thorough investigation of this cause of the accident, the authorities have been found in the vicinity of the incident may be caused by the explosion of one meter-diameter crater. As the result of a remote forest site is owned by depression, transportation and communications inconvenience caused great difficulties to the rescue. Currently, passengers on the derailed train and injured have been sent to St. Petersburg. Some passengers claimed that they derailed the train before, “heard an explosion,” also saw the fire. An unnamed Russian security officials told reporters that the derailment incident is very likely man-made destruction, the current inferred from the tracks ahead of the explosives stored in the result.
initially identified by experts, the power of seven kilograms of TNT equivalent explosive device exploded, causing the derailment. Russian State Duma Chairman Boris Gryzlov, said in an interview with reporters: “reason to believe that the accident was a terrorist attack.” Russia’s General Prosecutor’s Office has reported the case as a criminal case to investigate whether the explosions with terrorism and Illegal circulation of goods. Vladimir passengers recalled: “I heard an explosion, the whole body in violent shaking, and then parked the car, and someone screamed, do not know what I found to go off a few cars behind the derailed passengers are the same as a match stick thrown all over the floor, many of them seriously injured, and we hurried over to help. Fortunately, when the accident occurred, I sat in front of the train, but fortunately escaped. “Another Witnesses said: “Those who derailed carriages, barely a few seats still remaining in situ, while in the last carriage, all the seats are all mix into a pile, terrible.”
bound from Moscow to St. Petersburg 166 “Nevsky” 27 on the evening express train near the city line to Boluogeye more cars derailed when the accident occurred. Russian General Prosecutor’s Office has reported the case as a criminal case to investigate whether terrorism and illegal circulation of explosives. Investigators said that the railway embankment have been found at a diameter of about 1 meter pit, witnesses heard a loud noise before the incident. It is understood that, “Nevsky” express train a total of 14 cars, the maximum design speed of 200 km per hour. Time of the incident, train a total of 682 people.
Earlier, Russia has repeatedly experienced terrorist attacks in the train. In 2007, a bus from Moscow to St Petersburg derailed by an explosion, resulting in 27 injuries. In 2003, the Russian Republic of Chechnya suicide bombings by train, killing 44 people killed. In 2005, a bus bomb in Chechnya because it was subversive attacks, 12 people were killed. “Nevsky” is the speed of the fastest train in Russia, one connecting the capital Moscow and St. Petersburg, the country’s second largest city, many business people, government officials and foreign tourists like to ride, could easily become terrorist attacks goals. (Tanhua)