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    Eight people died in Dagestan on Thursday when a vehicle carrying workers to repair a television broadcast antenna was blown up, local police said

    Eight people died in Dagestan on Thursday when a vehicle carrying workers to repair a television broadcast antenna was blown up, local police said.

    The TV facility had been attacked and the police official said police officers were the intended target of the bombing.

    "During the pursuit of the gang that attacked the TV relay tower, four police officers received minor injuries," the police officer said, adding that the information on casualties was being confirmed.

    MAKHACHKALA, May 13 (RIA Novosti)

     

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