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Movsar Barayev

Special Purpose Islamic Regiment Commander

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ImportanceHigh
Means of DeathKilled during Moscow theater takeover1
Date of DeathOct. 26, 2002
Location of DeathMoscow, Russia1
AffiliationSpecial Purpose Islamic Regiment1
RoleCommander1
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • He led the Chechens in the Moscow theater takeover and was killed at some point during the standoff, probably as Russian forces stormed the building.
  • He was the first publicly identified leader of the Special Purpose Islamic Regiment.
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    Sources
    1 U.S. State Department. 'Country Reports on Terrorism.' 2005 edition.
     
     
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