Explosion hits Russia's security service branch

An explosion hit the office of Russia's security service branch in the Volga River region

india Updated: Mar 03, 2006 11:45 IST

An explosion hit the headquarters of the Russian security agency's branch in the Volga River region of Nizhny Novgorod, and there arecasualties.The exact details are not known.

Theexplosion targeted the building of the Federal Security Service, known under its Russian acronym FSB. It is the KGB's main successor agency.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately clear.

First Published: Mar 01, 2006 15:11 IST