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– ZNAMENSKOYE & ILISKHAN-YURT SUICIDE BOMBINGS

On 05/12/2003, three Chechen suicide bombers, including two Black Widows women, drove a truck bomb laden with more than a tone of explosives in the town of Znamenskoye. Iliskhan-Yurt, 45 km East of Chechnya’s capital Grozny, is considered sacred to Caucasian Muslims Continue reading

– BLACK WIDOWS OF CHECHNYA

“Black Widows” is the named given to a group of Chechen female suicide bombers who emerged from the Second Chechen war against the Russians, which began in 1999 in Chechnya. Continue reading

– UZBEKISTAN’S 03/2004 ATTACKS

On Sunday 03/28/2004 evening a bomb exploded in Bukhara, the second largest city in Uzbekistan. The blast killed 10 people, including a 3 years old boy, at a house being used by an extremist and was probably a “work accident”. Continue reading