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Crimean bridge terror attack proved to be organized by Ukrainian special service

12 people involved in this crime identified, eight of them in custody

MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. The investigation of the terror attack on the Crimean Bridge has proved that it was organized by Ukrainian special services, chief of Russia’s Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin said in an interview with TASS.

"The investigation has proved that Ukrainian special services were behind the organization of the terror attack on the Crimean bridge," he said.

He recalled that 12 people, including Ukrainian, Armenian, Georgian and Russian nationals, who were involved in this crime have already been identified and eight of them are in custody. "Expert studies, including technical, of evidence found on the site continue. All available information id being summed up and analyzed to establish a full picture of the incident and identify those involved in this crime," he said.

The terror attack on the Crimean bridge was committed in the morning on October 8, 2022 when a truck stuffed with explosives went off, ruining two spans of the bridge’s motorway section running to Crimea and causing fire to fuel carriages of a train going to the Krasnodar Territory. Four people were killed.