Suspect in Russia metro bombing traveled to Turkey, say co-workers

Suspect in Russia metro bombing traveled to Turkey, say co-workers(This April 8 story corrects spelling of suspect’s family name in paragraphs 26-27) By Polina Nikolskaya and Hulkar Isamova ST PETERSBURG, Russia/OSH, Kyrgyzstan (Reuters) – The man Russian police believe was the suicide bomber who killed 14 people in a blast on the St Petersburg metro this week developed an interest in Islam and soon after traveled to Turkey, two people who know him told Reuters. The two people said they did not know for sure if the man, Akbarzhon Jalilov, went on from Turkey to neighboring Syria. Turkey has been routinely used by radical Islamists as a route into areas of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group.



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