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Russia: 2 suspects arrested in suicide bombing

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s counterterrorism agency identified the two suspected suicide bombers Thursday who struck the southern city of Volgograd and announced the arrest of two suspected accomplices.

The bombings of a train station and trolley bus in Volgograd in late December, which killed 34 people and wounded many more, heightened security fears before the Winter Olympics in Sochi, which start next week.

The suspected bombers, Asker Samedov and Suleiman Magomedov, were members of a terrorist group based in Dagestan, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said.

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