Responsibility for the terrorist attack on the subway took associated with “al-Qaeda” group
Associated with “al-Qaeda” group has claimed responsibility for the attack in the subway of Saint Petersburg, which took place on 3 April.
According to the publication SITE, which monitors websites of Islamic radicals associated with “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia as a terrorist network) group has claimed responsibility for the attack in St. Petersburg, which killed 16 people, including the suicide bomber.
Day 25 of the April edition “Газета.Ru” with reference to the State Committee for national security (SCNS) of Kyrgyzstan announced that a customer of a terrorist attack in the subway was a sirozhiddin Mukhtarov, who is hiding under the alias Abu Salah al-Uzbeki. In Bishkek told that he was involved with fighting in Syria Uighur terrorist groups that are related to “al-Qaeda” and “al-Nusra Dzhebhat” (banned in Russia).
According to some Mukhtarov participated in the fighting in Syria, where he fought on the side of the group “Tauhid Val-Jihad”. His son Islomjon also visited Syria was in February of 2017 is convicted of the Moscow military court.
The attack in the subway occurred on the day of April 3, 2017. In the train on the stretch between the stations “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad” explosion. The attack killed 15 passengers, more than a hundred were injured. Bomb experts later defused another bomb at the metro station “Ploschad Vosstaniya”.