Chechnya Toll Rises Officials in Chechnya now say at least 55 people died Friday when a pair of trucks loaded with explosives were driven into a government building in Grozny. Chechnya's prime minister denies the bombing was the start of a full-scale assault by rebels seeking Chechnya's independence from Russia. NPR News reports.

Toll from Chechnya Blasts Rises

Toll from Chechnya Blasts Rises

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Officials in Chechnya now say at least 55 people died Friday when a pair of trucks loaded with explosives were driven into a government building in Grozny. Chechnya's prime minister denies the bombing was the start of a full-scale assault by rebels seeking Chechnya's independence from Russia. NPR News reports.