Young Woman from Dagestan Suspected in Russia's Bus Explosion
Russian investigators have identified a suspect responsible for the bombing that killed at least five people on a bus in Volgograd on Monday.
The investigation revealed 30-year-old Naida Ahiyalova from Dagestan as the alleged suicide bomber. She had recently adopted Islam and was the wife of a militant leader, reports The Voice of Russia Radio.
"A criminal case has been opened under articles outlining terrorism, murder and the illegal use of firearms," said Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin.
Preliminary data suggested that a hand grenade went off inside the bus. A second grenade was reportedly found and diffused.
5 people were killed in the bombing in Volgograd and 28 injured, according to the latest reports.
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