Islamic Jihad Union Terrorist Organizations // Islamic Jihad Union



The Islamic Jihad Group (later Islamic Jihad Union) is a splinter group of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU). Group leader Najmiddin Jalolov is an IMU member convicted in absentia by Uzbekistan in 2000. The previously unknown group claimed responsibility for a series of bombings in Tashkent in March and April of 2004. While some officials doubted the claims at the time, sophisticated and simultaneous bomb attacks in the Uzbek capital on the U.S. Embassy, Israeli Embassy and the...

 

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