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Russian Police Kill Suspected Mastermind Of Volgograd Bombings

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February 05, 2014 AT 10:20 AM
Russian police said Wednesday that they had killed a suspected mastermind of two suicide bombings in December that left 34 people dead and raised terrorism fears ahead of the Sochi Olympics. The militant, identified as Mirzayev, was killed in a shootout with special operations forces in the Russian republic of Dagestan, according to the Russian news agency Itar-Tass. The two bombings, in the city of Volgograd, targeted a rail station and a bus. Last week, Russian police identified the two Volgograd bombers.