Blasts Reported at U.S., Israeli Embassies in Uzbek Capital

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    Blasts Reported at U.S., Israeli Embassies in Uzbek Capital

    Friday, July 30, 2004

    TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Explosions hit the U.S. and Israeli embassies in the Uzbek capital Friday, a top police official said. An explosion also rocked the general prosecutor's office and caused "deaths," a Russian news agency reported.

    Israel Radio said the attack on the Israeli Embassy was a suicide bombing. Israeli officials in Jerusalem said they had reports of an attack on the embassy that had injured several people.

    The Tashkent police official offered no other details on the blasts that struck Friday afternoon and said did not know if there were casualties.

    Embassy officials could not be reached to comment.

    The Interfax news agency reported there were deaths in an explosion at the general prosecutor's office, citing an unnamed source at the office.

    The blasts come as the first 15 suspects were on trial for a wave of violence earlier this year that left at least 47 people dead. Those attacks had included Central Asia's first-ever suicide bombings.
     
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    <<<Two Uzbeks killed in suicide bomb explosion outside Israel embassy in Tashkent – one ambassador Zvi Cohen’s driver. Two more blasts against US embassy, where no one injured, and Uzbek Prosecutors General’s Office where five hurt. Attacks timed for Friday trial of 15 suspects in wave earlier this year of suicide attacks in Uzbek capital.

    DEBKAfile adds: Strike carried out by al Qaeda’s Central Asian arm, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, whose leader Yuldachev was in Afghanistan with bin Laden in 1990s. Attacks timed for Friday trial of 15 suspects in wave earlier this year of suicide attacks in Uzbek capital >>>

    from www.debka.com
     
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