March 1, 2006

Blast hits Russia security office: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two officers with Russia's state
security service (FSB) were wounded on Wednesday when a stun
grenade was triggered accidentally in their office, Interfax
news agency quoted officials as saying.

The blast occurred at the FSB's local headquarters in
Nizhny Novgorod, north east of Moscow, reports said. The lives
of those wounded were not in danger. The FSB, a successor
organization to the Soviet KGB, could not immediately be
reached for comment.