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Chechen rebel says he ordered Moscow Metro attacks

Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov has said his group was behind Monday's double suicide bombings on the Moscow Metro, which left 39 people dead.

In a video message posted on a Chechen rebel website, he said he had personally ordered the attacks.

Commentary from the BBC's Sarah Rainsford.

The BBC is unable to confirm the authenticity of this video

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