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    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.

    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.

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