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Moscow Airport Suicide Bomber Squad Trained in Pakistan

January 26, 2011

January 26 2011- Militant Islam Monitor-Russian authorities have determined that a man and a woman carried out the suicide bombing in the Moscow Domodedovo airport which killed 35 people and injured 130, some of them critically, were trained for jihad in Pakistan. The woman is believed to have been a member of the Black Widows brigades, a group made up of females whose husbands have been killed by Russian security forces.

According to a report in the UK Telegraph:

"Russian security services warned in December that there were two attack teams primed to carry out attacks, sparking fears there could still be terrorists at large who were prepared to carry out another attack.

Intelligence sources said that one of the squads was likely to have established a base, at a house in Moscow, where the suicide belts to be used in attacks were assembled…A newspaper close to Russia's FSB security service published what it claimed was a warning to Moscow police issued in December that said there was credible intelligence that a suicide squad made up of three women and one man from Chechnya was headed to Moscow.

The memo said the team had spent time in Pakistan and Iran and that one of the women had a relative with a flat in Moscow that might be used as a bomb making factory.

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