Russia looking for three more ‘black widow’ suspects

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Russian security officials are on the hunt for three more “black widow” Muslim terror suspects who they believe will target the final stage of the Olympic relay with suicide attacks.

Wanted posters have been put out for 26-year old Zaira Alieva and 34-year old Jhannet Tsakhaeva, from the volatile Russian region of Dagestan, and 26-year old Oksana Aslanova from Turkmenistan. These posters warn that an attack might occur between Tuesday and Thursday in the Russian city of Rostov-na-Donu, where the torch is to arrive Wednesday on its way to Sochi, according to NBC News.

Wanted posters have also named two men — 21-year old Ruslan Saufutdinov and 25-year old Murad Musaev — who are alleged to be planning other terror attacks in southern Russia. (RELATED: Putin’s ‘Ring of Steel’ penetrated by ‘Black Widow?’)

These terror suspects compromise Putin’s vaunted “Ring of Steel,” a 1,500-square-mile zone replete with monitor drones, Russian special forces, patrol boats, sonar and 40,000 Russian police officers. Rostov-na-Donu is about 350 miles north of Sochi. The planned Wednesday stop in the city will be the 120th of 136 along the Olympic relay before the torch is used in the opening ceremonies on Feb. 7.

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