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Olympic terror threats cause growing concerns for attendees
RUSSIA -- There are growing concerns, here and across the globe, about the possibility of a terror attack at the winter Olympics in Russia.
An Islamic Militant group posted a video this weekend purportedly showing two suicide bombers preparing to martyr themselves in attacks at a train station and aboard a trolley.
Russian president Vladimir Putin is promising that the games will be secure.
Today, Olympic torch arrived in Volgograd, Russia the city where twin suicide bombings killed dozens of residents just a few weeks ago.
Despite the festive mood - tensions are high in advance of the Olympic games next month in nearby Sochi.
New video released by an Islamist Militant group appears to show the two terrorists allegedly responsible for the attacks
The group warns this is just the beginning - in the tape, the men promise a "surprise package" for those who come to the Olympics.
In response, Russian officials released their own video - showing Russian forced raiding a suspected militant stronghold.
Russian president Vladimir Putin insists they're doing everything they can to prevent an attack.
"The job of the Olympics host is to ensure security of the participants in the Olympics and visitors. We will do whatever it takes."
But U.S. officials say Russia's assurances leave something to be desired.
"They aren't giving us the full story about what are the threat streams, who do we need to worry about, are those groups, the terrorist groups who have had some success, are they still plotting? There's a missing gap, "The long and short of it is that Vladimir Putin and the Russian government will be very lucky to get through the Olympics without an incident."
The games will go on - but US Intelligence officials consider the threats very serious. The state department has cautioned Americans headed to the games to be on guard.