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Russian terrorist attack

Published:Thursday | November 6, 2008 | 4:46 PM

An alleged terrorist attack has left at least 11 people dead in North Ossetia, Russia.



Officials say an explosion hit a minibus unloading passengers.



Twenty persons were also injured.



A duty officer at the regional Emergency Situations Ministry branch says the blast was caused by a roadside bomb.



The explosion is said to be the deadliest in years in North Ossetia, which borders war-scarred Chechnya as well as Georgia\'s breakaway South Ossetia region.



South Ossetia was the focus of the August war between Russia and Georgia.