Volgograd hit Twice In Less than 24 Hours

EVENT ONE : Volgograd Railway StationThe first bomb exploded on Sunday, 12:45 in the midday in the entrance of the railway station of Volgograd. According to the last information, 16 people died and around 50 were wounded.  In response to the two suicide bombings Doku Umarov (commander of Caucasus Emirate (CE)) claimed credit for the attacks. Umarov's intent to disrupt the Sochi Olympic games is known following an earlier media release in which he called for actions to disrupt the event.  Three accounts of the event have been developed by Russian security services, but none of them has been unconditionally confirmed.  Video (above): 2013 public webcams RostelecomVersion One of Railway IncidentThe account of the attack was offered by an "official representative" of the Investigation committee immediately after the railway accident. It was said that the policemen, Dimitrii Makovkin, followed a suspicious women, who, afraid of him, detonated the explosive device (10 kg…

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