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Russian plane suspects were friends from Chechnya: report

Two Chechen women suspected of blowing up two airliners were friends who disappeared from the Caucasus in the company of two other women just days before the planes went down, a Russian newspaper reported. The suspects, identified as Amnat Nagayeva, 30, and Satsita Jebirkhanova, 37, shared an apartment in Chechnya’s capital, Grozny, with a woman named as Roza Nagayev — Amnat’s sister — and Maryam Tabyrova, the daily Izvestia said. Russian officials have said the remains of two females believed to be Nagayeva and Jebirkhanova were being closely scrutinised for several reasons, notably that they were far more damaged and widely scattered at the crash sites than others. A spokesman for the FSB intelligence service told Interfax news agency that the process of confirming the identities of the two women “who may be directly connected to the explosion of the planes” was still under way. Full Story

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