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Reports: Teenage 'Black Widow' Behind Moscow Bombing


The bombings killed 39 people

The bombings killed 39 people

Russian media reports say investigators have identified one of the female suicide bombers who carried out the Moscow attacks on March 29 as the teenage widow of a Caucasus militant.

The bomber was named as Dzhennet Abdurakhmanova from Daghestan's Khasavyurt region, the 17-year-old widow of a Daghestani Islamist rebel killed in 2009, Umalat Magomedov.

The reports cite unnamed investigators in Daghestan and have not been officially confirmed.

The "Kommersant" business daily published a photograph of Abdurakhmanova in an Islamic headscarf with Magomedov, both posing with pistols.

The report said investigators suspected the second suicide bomber was a Chechen woman also married to a Caucasus militant.

The two suicide bombings at Moscow Metro stations killed a total of 39 people.

compiled from agency reports
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