Description

If body count is the terrorists’ goal, then surface transportation provides an attractive target— crowds of strangers in confined environments. While Umarov’s Chechen predecessors carried out spectacular hostage seizures at hospitals, a primary school, and even at a theater in the heart of Moscow, trains, subways, and buses have featured heavily among their targets.

Publication Date

1-1-2014

Publication Type

Report

Topic

Transportation Security/Counterterrorism

Disciplines

Transportation

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