Suspected Russia metro bomber funded by 'international terrorist group' in Turkey: RIA

Suspected Russia metro bomber funded by 'international terrorist group' in Turkey: RIA

Fourteen people were killed in the attack. Photograph: (Reuters)

Moscow, Russia Apr 20, 2017, 08.51 PM (IST)

Russian investigators said on Thursday that the man suspected of detonating a bomb on the St. Petersburg metro earlier this month had received money from an "international terrorist group" in Turkey, the RIA news agency reported.

Fourteen people were killed in the attack.

Russia's Investigative Committee said Akram Azimov, the brother of the suspected organiser of the attack, had transferred money from Turkey to the suspected bomber, Akbarzhon Jalilov, RIA reported.

(Reuters)

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Russian investigators said Akram Azimov, the brother of the suspected bomber, had transferred money from Turkey

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