Explosives and Dead Bodies Found Near Sochi

Posted on January 9, 2014

Five dead bodies and explosives were found in Stavropol in southern Russia. BBC News reports that the bodies were found in four different cars. Some of the victims were taxi drivers. Two of the cars were rigged to explode. The incident is disturbing as it follows the recent Volgograd terrorist attacks. The latest incident is also much closer to Sochi than Volgograd. It is raising yet more security concerns ahead of the Sochi Winter Olymics.

Reuters reports that there are 37,000 personnel in place to provide security during the Olympics. ABC News reports that the the U.S> ski team has come up with its own evacuation plan that includes five planes. Take a look:

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