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Moscow's New Fear: Women With Bombs

The young woman tried walking into a downtown restaurant early this morning, seeming nervous, in a way that struck some people as suspicious. Police were called. They detained her and found a pound of military-issue explosives in a bag she was carrying. As she was led away in handcuffs, authorities moved her deadly package away from civilians. But a police officer trying to dispose of the bomb was killed when it blew up in his face. The incident today along Moscow’s main commercial boulevard underscored Russian authorities’ concern about a new rebel weapon in the separatist republic of Chechnya: female bombers who are ready to sacrifice their lives to avenge the deaths of husbands and brothers. Full Story

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