Teen Suicide Bomber Targets Office Of Russia’s Premiere Intelligence Service

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A 17-year-old detonated a bomb inside the lobby of a Russian FSB building, killing himself and wounding three workers.

A suicide bombing at an office belonging to Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) on Wednesday left three people injured and a 17-year-old male dead after the teen detonated a homemade bomb inside the building’s lobby, according to NBC News.

> Russia's Investigative Committee said the unnamed teenager had detonated a homemade bomb in the lobby of the FSB, the country's main domestic security and intelligence service, in the city of Arkhangelsk. It said he had died on the spot.


> Investigators said they had identified the teenager as a resident of the city, which is around 20 miles north of Moscow, but did not name him.


> Three FSB employees were wounded in the blast, the Investigative Committee said in a statement.

The committee released what it claimed was a CCTV image of the bomber inside the building’s lobby, showing the teen with his hand inside a bag he was carrying.

Social media and news footage showed what looked to be a body lying in the doorway of the building, partially outside.

> A spokesman for the Investigative Committee said the investigation would be handled by Moscow and that Russia's top investigator, Alexander Bastrykin, wanted the teenager's motive and other details to be established as soon as possible.



> Russian media published an unconfirmed warning posted by the bomber on social media before the blast. The bomber described himself as a communist anarchist and said he had decided to act because the FSB was fabricating cases and torturing people.

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