Chechen fighters claim attacks in Russian dam, Ingushetia

Chechen fighters claimed responsibility for attacks on Russian dam in Siberia and Inguhetis in a letter posted on a website.

Chechen fighters claim attacks in Russian dam, Ingushetia

Chechen fighters said in a letter posted on a website that they had used an anti-tank grenade to cause a disaster at a massive dam in Siberia this week and they also claimed responsibility od recent bomb attacks in Ingushetia.

"Glory to Allah, on August 17 through our efforts, a subversive operation was carried out in Khakasia at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydro-electric dam," said the letter from a group calling itself the Martyrs' Battalion.

"In the machine hall we managed to plant an anti-tank grenade with a timer, the blast of which caused much stronger damage than we could have hoped for," said the letter.

The letter, signed by the "Battalion of Martyrs", was posted on the www.kavkazcenter.com website, a site which claims to represent Chechen rebels.

Reuters
Last Mod: 21 Ağustos 2009, 12:13
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