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A policeman watches as a bus destroyed in an earlier explosion is towed away in Volgograd

A policeman watches as a bus, destroyed in an earlier explosion, is towed away in Volgograd December 30, 2013. A bomb ripped apart a bus in Volgograd on Monday, killing 14 people in the second deadly attack blamed on suicide bombers in the southern Russian city in 24 hours and raising fears of Islamist attacks on the Winter Olympics. REUTERS/Sergei Karpov (RUSSIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW DISASTER TRANSPORT)

Deadly Volgograd, Russia, attacks

A bomb ripped a bus apart in Volgograd on Monday, Dec. 30, killing 14 people in the second deadly attack blamed on suicide bombers in the southern Russian city in 24 hours and raising fears of Islamist attacks on the Winter Olympics. (Reuters)

The attack comes just one day before the New Year celebrations, treated as Christmas in Russia.