Details of Chechen rebel commander Khattab’s death revealed

Details of Chechen rebel commander Khattab’s death revealed
The details of the death of the Chechen rebel commander known as Khattab has been revealed, Ann.az reported citing Rosbalt.

The terrorist was killed by a poisoned letter slipped him by Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB). One of the couriers, who occasionally received letters for Khattab and sent them through a special chain, agreed to cooperate with the special services. When he got a letter from Saudi Arabia in 2002, a specialist on poisons laced the letter with a form of sarin, a nerve agent.

According to one of Khattab's personal bodyguards, the terrorist burned the letter after he read it. The poison began to affect on the third day, as a result of which Khattab died on March 20, 2002. 

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