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2 Suspects Held for Qatar Bomb

The Moscow Times Two suspects have been held in the Gulf state of Qatar in connection with the car bomb that killed former Chechen President Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev last Friday, Saudi Arabia’s Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported Wednesday. Qatari law enforcers detained two men of European appearance, whose names were not disclosed, in Abu Dhabi in the neighboring United Arab Emirates, the newspaper reported. They were extradited to the Qatari capital, Doha, on suspicion of having organized the car bombing. Qatari authorities would not confirm the detention, saying that the Interior Ministry would make an official statement shortly, the paper said. Officials at Qatar’s Embassy in Moscow could not be reached for comment. Yandarbiyev, who had lived in exile in Qatar for at least three years, died of his injuries in hospital after a bomb went off in his Toyota Land Cruiser. His two bodyguards died instantly in the explosion, while his 13-year-old son, Daoud, was badly injured. Full Story

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