Security tightened after bombings

  • 1999-02-25
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - Police have tightened security in the Latvian capital following a week of high profile bombings and fires."The situation may be a little complicated, but the ministry can handle it," Interior Minister Roberts Jurdzs said during an interview broadcast by Radio SWH Feb.16. Five explosions rocked Riga between Feb. 9 and Feb. 15: an unidentified man launched a grenade at the passing car of a prominent businessman; the main Komercbanka office had its windows blown out; a car exploded near Central Station; an office on Caka Street blew up and a National Guard plane was damaged by 200 gram...
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