Russia says metro bomber funded by 'international terrorists' in Turkey - RIA | Reuters

MOSCOW Russian investigators said on Thursday that the man suspected of detonating a bomb on the St.

Reuters April 20, 2017 22:01:58 IST
Russia says metro bomber funded by 'international terrorists' in Turkey - RIA
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Russia says metro bomber funded by international terrorists in Turkey  RIA
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MOSCOW Russian investigators said on Thursday that the man suspected of detonating a bomb on the St. Petersburg metro earlier this month had received money from an "international terrorist group" in Turkey, the RIA news agency reported.

Fourteen people were killed in the attack.

Russia's Investigative Committee said Akram Azimov, the brother of the suspected organiser of the attack, had transferred money from Turkey to the suspected bomber, Akbarzhon Jalilov, RIA reported. (Reporting by Jack Stubbs/Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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