One police officer was killed when a bomb planted under his car detonated on Thursday in the Chechen capital of Grozny, a spokesperson for the regional investigative committee said.
The officer, a police captain, was killed when the "unidentified explosive device" went off as he was opening the door to his Toyota Carolla.
“According to preliminary data, the bomb was equivalent to 4 kg of TNT. According to specialists, it was remotely detonated,” the spokesperson said.
An investigation is underway.