TFR confirmed the identity of a suicide bomber from Saint-Petersburg metro


Russia’s investigative Committee identified the suicide bomber who committed the explosion in the subway of St. Petersburg. The announcement was published on the website of the RF IC.

“He was Akbarjon Jalilov 01.04.1995 year of birth”, — stated in the message Department.

SK reported that forensic experts found genetic traces Jalilova on the bag with the explosive device that was left at the metro station “Ploschad Vosstaniya”. This fact, as well as the CCTV footage give the investigators reason to believe that the person has committed a terrorist attack in the car, left the bag with the explosive device at the metro station “Ploshchad Rebellion”, the statement reads.

Previously TFR reported that the attack on the stretch between stations of the Petersburg underground “Sennaya square” and “Institute of Technology” was committed by a suicide bomber. Its fragmented remains were discovered in the third train car, said the official representative of SKR Svetlana Petrenko, but information about his personality, then, is not revealed.

Kyrgyz trail: what is known about the alleged suicide of metro

The official representative of the State Committee for national security (SCNS) of Kyrgyzstan said that the relatives Jalilova are now at the interrogation at the Osh oblast Department of the security services.

Earlier, a source in the FSB also said that at the moment, the consequence tends to the version that Jalilov left explosive device (its capacity was 1 kg in a trotyl equivalent, striking elements, ball bearings) in the housing of the fire extinguisher at the metro station “Ploshchad Rebellion”, and with a charge capacity of from 300 to 500 g in the backpack went on.

As a result of the terrorist attack in the subway of Saint Petersburg on 3 April killed 14 people. Another 62 passengers were injured varying degrees of severity.

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