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The twin explosions in the Moscow subway at the height of rush hour today should have been no surprise, considering Russian security forces had been warned only a month earlier, according to a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.
The initial explosions at the Lubyanka subway near the Kremlin’s intelligence service, the Federal Security Service, and some 40 minutes later at the Park Kultury station, killed at least 38 people and wounded some 76 others.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed to “destroy” those responsible for the bombing. Russian officials claim that the body parts of the bombers, said to be Chechen women known as the “Black Widows,” identified the bombers as coming from the North Caucasus.
The Black Widows are women who have lost brothers, sons and fathers in the never-ending conflict in Chechnya. They believe they have nothing left to live for and have volunteered to be suicide bombers.
Chechen Islamist extremists have not yet made any claim for the attack.
However, just last month on the Islamist website Kavkaz.com, Dokka Umarov, the self-proclaimed emir or leader of the Caucasus Emirates or Imarat Kavkaz, vowed to hit Russian cities following the recent upsurge of Russian attacks.
“Blood will no longer be limited to our (Caucasus) cities and towns,” Umarov said. “The war is coming to their cities.”
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