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Turkey accuses 11 Russians of planning a terrorist attack in Istanbul

Турция обвинила 11 россиян в подготовке теракта в Стамбуле11 Russians were charged by Turkish prosecutors of involvement in the terrorist attack at Istanbul airport.

Of the 17 new detainees in the case of the terrorist attack at Istanbul airport Ataturk 11 are Russian citizens.

They are suspected of membership in an armed terrorist organization. A number of defendants in connection with the terrorist attack at the airport has increased to 30 people.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that among the suspects are natives of Dagestan. He also believes that the attack was committed by Islamists, although no organization so far has not claimed responsibility for it.

“The attack was carried out as part of the operation of the “Islamic state” and contains the characteristics of its methods”, – quotes the President Hurriyet.

In the morning, the leader of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov has published the names of Chechen terrorists hiding in Turkey and asked Erdogan to make a decision about returning them back to Chechnya.

“If the Turkish authorities the necessary data about the terrorists, I call them. Record! Tarkhan Gaziyev, Ahmad Umarov, Ahmad Pateev, Shirvani Basayev, mahran are made Saidov, Rizwan and Osama > Yakubov, Aslanbek Vadalov, Movsar Chatayev, Hadi Alaskhanov, Rustam Norbaev, Shirvani Basayev, and their ideological mentor Movladi”, – wrote Kadyrov in Instagram.

We will remind: on June 28 at the international airport of Ataturk was committed several attacks, which staged the suicide bombers. According to official information the attackers were three. They tried to get in the hall of the international airport. In a fight with a security officer shooting occurred, after which the explosions occurred.

According to the latest information in the attack, 43 people were killed and 239 were injured. It is noted that most of the victims are Turkish citizens but foreigners among them there are also.

Responsibility for the attack has not yet claimed any one organization. The Turkish police suspect that the blasts involved “Islamic state”.

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