NAZRAN, August 17 (Itar-Tass) —— The name of the suicide bomber who committed a terrorist attack against the police station in Nazran two years ago remains unknown. However, well-known at the names of the masterminds, and some of those militants have been liquidated by now, including one of their ideologists, Said Buryatsky, the head of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
He also said that the murder of three traffic police in Nazran earlier this month, as well as this week’s fire attack mounted on Chechen Interior Ministry troops near the administrative border with Ingushetia were being actively investigated and steps taken to track down and neutralize those responsible.
Yevkurov speculated that next month may see more attacks by militants. He urged the republic’s residents to be on guard and assist law enforcement agencies in every possible way.
The head of the republic also addressed the relatives of young people, who had joined the militants, with an appeal to return them back to normal life. At the same time he warned that the media would make public the names of the bandits.
“And then may the relatives of those who have died at the hands of your children, whom you now cannot stop, deal with you in line with our customs and laws,” he said.
“I hate to say this, but there is no other way,” he added.
“You must have the courage to come and say on the TV or through the Internet your sons or daughters should come back home,” Yevkurov told the militants’ relatives.