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1 victim of suicide bombing in southern Russia dies of wounds

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    This image taken from AP video shows the scene of a blast with wreckage of a police car and debris littered over the ground in Makhachkala in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, May 25, 2013. A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers, authorities said. The attacker was later identified as a widow of two Islamic radicals killed by security forces. It was the first suicide bombing in Dagestan since the Boston Marathon attacks last month. (AP Photo/AP video) (The Associated Press)

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    This image taken from AP video shows the scene of a blast with smashed windows in Makhachkala in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, May 25, 2013. A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday, injuring at least 18, including two children and five police officers, authorities said. The attacker was later identified as a widow of two Islamic radicals killed by security forces. It was the first suicide bombing in Dagestan since the Boston Marathon attacks last month. (AP Photo/AP video) (The Associated Press)

A woman who was among those wounded when a female suicide bomber blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan has died.

Police and doctors said Sunday the 37-year-old woman was the only one to die, other than the suicide bomber, but that several others remained hospitalized in serious condition.

Saturday's attack wounded at least 17 others, including two children and five police officers. Police later identified the attacker as the widow of two Islamic militants killed by security forces.

Dagestan remains an epicenter of violence in the confrontation between Islamic extremists and federal forces.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings, spent six months in Dagestan in 2012.