Why India should get access to Islamic State bomber detained in Russia


Azamov had undergone special suicide bomber training in Turkey. Following this he had arrived in Russia and was all set to leave for India.

New Delhi, Aug 24: India has sought access to the Islamic State bomber detained in Russia who was on his way to New Delhi to target a big Indian leader. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) had detained Uzbek national Mashrabkon Azamov for trying to target India.

Azamov was recruited into the Islamic State by one Yusuf Tajiki and according to his confession, he had undergone special suicide bomber training in Turkey. Following this he had arrived in Russia and was all set to leave for India.

An official tells OneIndia that the logistics and ammunition to carry out the attack were to be provided by someone in India. “His access and questioning would help us understand and also find out about the bomber’s network in India,” the official also said.

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