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Slovenian Olympic Committee gets terrorist threat in Russian

  • A mugshot of a woman, suspected of planning a suicide bombing, is on display at the entrance of a grocery store in the Adler district of Sochi January 22, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Olympic Committee said on Wednesday it had received a letter containing a terrorist threat ahead of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

"The committee has received a terrorist threat letter written in Russian. We've had it translated and have forwarded it to the police," spokesman Brane Dmitrovic told Reuters.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Hungarian Olympic Committee also said it had received a letter containing a terrorist threat and that it had heard of similar threats to other countries.

 
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