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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Media: the responsibility for the attack in St. Petersburg was taken by the allies of “al-Qaeda”

Responsibility for the attack in the subway of St. Petersburg has assumed associated with “al-Qaeda” (an organization banned in Russia) group “a Battalion of Imam Shamil”, according to monitoring group SITE Intelligence Group. According to her, the explosion was carried out on the orders of the leader of “al-Qaeda” Ayman al-Zawahiri. Terrorists threaten new attacks, says online.

References to modern grouping “the Battalion of Imam Shamil” we could not be found. As for Ayman al-Zawahiri, he, recall, was born in Egypt where he was sentenced in absentia to death. Al-Zawahiri in 1996 tried to get into Chechnya, but he was arrested, he was in jail in Makhachkala, was sentenced to six months imprisonment. Al-Zawahiri was considered the “right hand” of Osama bin Laden.

According to the site monitoring group, called involved in the attack, her professionals for many years to monitor messages in social networks and propaganda resources of the jihadists. The founder of this intelligence-monitoring group, Rita Katz, working undercover. The information that it can find, interested officials in the American White house. These data form the basis of anti-terrorist investigations by the U.S. government, it is stated in the description.

Media wrote earlier about the involvement in the attack banned in the Russian group “Tauhid Val-Jihad”. As reported earlier, the Kyrgyz security services (we will remind, the suicide bomber who staged the attack in the subway of St. Petersburg, an ethnic Uzbek Jalilov, was born and lived in Kyrgyzstan), the group manages a certain Abu Salah-al-Uzbeks, whose real name is sirozhiddin Mukhtar. He and Jalilov, a native of Kyrgyzstan with Uzbek roots.

The explosion in the subway of St. Petersburg April 3, occurred in the train on the stretch between the “Sennaya Ploschad” and “Technological University”. 15 people were killed and the alleged suicide bomber Jalilov. Victims could be more – a second bomb, disguised as a fire extinguisher, left at “Vosstaniya Square”. It managed to detect and neutralize.

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