Two killed in attack on Russian power station

Assailants launched an attack on a hydroelectric station in southern Russia today, killing two workers and setting off bombs.

The attack took place in Kabardino-Balkariya, one of the republics in Russia’s volatile Caucasus region where clashes with insurgents are frequent.

A spokesman for the republic’s police, Adlan Kankakee, said two cars carrying half a dozen attackers targeted the Baksan plant, killing two guards and wounding three others in gunfire.

They then detonated explosives in several parts of the 25-megawatt plant before fleeing.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attack.

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