Russia metro attack staged by Kyrgyz suicide bomber: Kyrgyzstan

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion

Afp April 04, 2017

BISHKEK: A suicide bomber from Kyrgyzstan was behind the explosion that killed 11 people and injured dozens more in the Saint Petersburg metro, security services in the Central Asian country said on Tuesday.

11 dead in Russian metro attack

"The suicide bomber in the Saint Petersburg metro was a Kyrgyz national Akbarjon Djalilov, born in 1995," a spokesperson for the country's security services told AFP.

"It is probable that he acquired Russian nationality," he said.

Russia's Investigative Committee said it was probing an "act of terror" over the blast that rocked the metro in the country's second city on Monday afternoon, but added it would look into all other possible causes of the blast.

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion, which comes after the Islamic State group called for attacks on Russia in retribution for its military intervention in Syria against the militants.

At least 7,000 nationals from former Soviet countries, including 2,900 Russians, have joined militant groups in Iraq and Syria, mostly IS, according to Russia's FSB intelligence service.


IBN E ASHFAQUE | 7 years ago | Reply The poor Krgyz will be hounded throughout Russia.....where they do back bearing work to earn a living........May Allah protect us all.......
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