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Bomb Explodes on Tverskaya, Sapper Killed

A bomb exploded Thursday on 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Ulitsa in the city center, killing an FSB sapper trying to defuse it, in an attack the Interior Ministry linked to the recent double suicide bombings and said was organized by a terrorist ring training female suicide bombers. The Basmanny district court authorized the arrest late Thursday of a Chechen woman detained in the latest attack. She was identified as Zarema Muzhikhoyeva, a 22-year-old ethnic Ingush from the Chechen village of Assinovskaya. Muzhikhoyeva tried to enter the upscale Imbir restaurant at 16 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Ulitsa just after 11 p.m. Wednesday when security guards stopped her and called the police, a police spokeswoman said. Their suspicions were aroused because she was carrying a black sports bag and acting in an agitated manner, she said. Full Story

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