A suicide bomber rammed a Russian military base Sunday, killing five people and wounding dozens more in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan, law enforcement sources said.
The explosives-packed car targeted a firing range used by the motor rifle brigade at Dalny near the city of Buynaksk, 40 kilometres (30 miles) west of the local capital Makhachkala, said the sources, who requested anonymity.
"Five people are dead," a law enforcement source told AFP. "Three of them died on the spot and another two in hospital." At least another 35 people were injured in the blast and two of them were in a critical condition, he added. Russia’s defence ministry put the death toll from the blast at three and said 33 people were wounded.