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Vladikavkaz Blast Toll Rises to 19

The death toll in the Sept. 9 blast in North Ossetian capital Vladikavkaz rose to 19 after Leila Dzagoyeva died of injuries at a Moscow hospital, Interfax reported Monday.

Another four of the more than 200 victims were set to leave Moscow hospitals this week, but 111 remain hospitalized in North Ossetia, said Vladimir Selivanov, the republic’s health minister.

Meanwhile, local police released a composite image of the suicide bomber who blew up the car near Vladikavkaz’s central market. The man, whose body was mutilated by the blast, remains unidentified.

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