Two men die in presumed bomb explosion in Moscow region

Two men have died in the vicinity of Khimki, Moscow region, presumably, in the detonation of an unknown explosive device, a police source told Interfax on Monday.

Two men have died in the vicinity of Khimki, Moscow region, presumably, in the detonation of an unknown explosive device, a police source told Interfax on Monday.

"The maimed bodies of two men were found in a belt of trees in the Skhodnya neighborhood of the Khimki city district on Sunday morning. Apparently, they died two days ago," the source noted.

The men died in the explosion of an unknown explosive device, he added.

In turn, the press service of the Russian Investigative Committee's Moscow region department told Interfax it would be possible to name the cause of death after forensic tests.

"A preliminary inquiry into this fact is being held, and a decision to open a criminal case will be made on its basis," the department spokesman said.

According to him, the victims are being identified and the identification document of a 27-year-old resident of the Tula region had been found at the scene.

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