Persons of Tashkent suicide bombers identified

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13:27 23.11.2004
text: "Kazakhstan Today"
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Police authorities of Uzbekistan together with their Kazakhstani colleagues have established persons of the suicide bombers, who carried out terrorist acts of 30 July 2004 in Tashkent, a report from Uzbekistani general prosecutor's office says, "Novosti" RIA reports.

The persons of the criminals have been confirmed also by forensic medical examinations of the human DNA, the general prosecutor's office reports. It has been established that Avaskhan Shayussupov, born in 1966 in Taraz, blew himself up in the lobby of the general prosecutor's office of Uzbekistan. Another resident of Taraz Mavlon Valiyev, born in 1976, carried out a terrorist attack on the Israeli embassy. Another kamikaze - Dulat Iskakov, born in 1972 in Semipalatinsk, resided in Atyrau. He blew himself up by the US embassy. All three suicide bombers were citizens of Kazakhstan.

Three police officers and one employee of the National Security Service, who worked on the protection of the objects, were killed as a result of those terrorist acts. Seven persons, including civilians, received injuries of different degrees of gravity.

Earlier the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan confirmed information that A. Shayussupov had committed the July 30 terrorist act in Tashkent.