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Umarov’s Brother ‘Not Held’

Italian police denied reports that a brother of Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov was detained in the country last week, local news web site ANSA said Tuesday.

Italian media claimed earlier that 35-year-old Ruslan Umarov, brother of the rebel who claimed responsibility for the March metro bombings in Moscow, was arrested on a train from France. The detained man was actually a 35-year-old Tajikistan native who was not related to the Umarovs, the report said. 

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