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Explosion in southern Russia kills 3

world Updated: May 26, 2010 22:56 IST

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Officials in southern Russia say an explosion in the city of Stavropol has killed at least 3 people and wounded 10.

Regional Emergencies Ministry spokesman Andrei Karnitsky says a bag with explosives was placed under a tree in the centre of the city.

Earlier, Karnitsky's subordinate said a car had exploded.

The Stavropol province borders Chechnya in the North Caucasus region but rarely suffers the separatist-related violence of its southern neighbour.