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Author`s name Michael Simpson

Terrorist Leader Died Drinking Cognac - 26 October, 2002

Syringes found near the terrorist women

The dead body of  terrorist leader Movsar Barayev was found with a bottle of cognac clutched in his hands in the hall of the Moscow theatre, where Chechen terrorists held hundreds of hostages for the past three days. Dead bodies of the terrorist women were found under the  columns of the balcony, where  children were seated. From 0.8 to 1.5 kg of explosives were strapped on the women’s bodies; syringes were found near the dead bodies.

According to recent information, 32 terrorists were killed during the special operation. It is reported that no soldiers of the special forces were killed. A search operation for explosive devices is currently being carried out in the theatre building, a source in the operative headquarters informs. It is believed that more booby-traps will be found in the building. Experts with dogs have already arrived to search the theatre building, which is cordoned off by soldiers of the internal troops and the Defense Ministry.

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