February 2004 Moscow Metro Bombing

February 2004 Moscow Metro Bombing

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The February 2004 Moscow metro bombing occurred on February 6, 2004 when a male suicide bomber killed 41 people near Avtozavodskaya subway station on the Zamoskvoretskaya Line in Moscow. Up to 120 people were injured in the incident, some of the more common injuries being broken bones and smoke inhalation.The blast occurred at about 0840 local time at the Avtozavodskaya station, on the metro system's green line.President of Russia Vladimir Putin blamed Chechen separatists for the Moscow metro attacks. Chechen rebel leaders denied involvement.A previously unknown Chechen terrorist group claimed responsibility for the bombing; the claim came from a group calling itself Gazoton Murdash, and signed by Lom-Ali ("Ali the Lion"). According to the statement, the group launched the attack to mark the fourth anniversary of the killing of scores of Chechen civilians by Russian soldiers in Grozny in the Novye Aldi massacre.
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135780646
  • 9786135780642