FSB eliminates IS supporter planning attacks on military installations in northern Russia – Army and Defense

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MOSCOW, October 28. / TASS /. A supporter of the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS, banned in Russia) plotting to carry out terrorist attacks on military installations has been neutralized in the Murmansk region of Russia, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Thursday in a statement. .

“The Federal Security Service of the Murmansk region foiled the activities of a supporter of the terrorist organization Islamic State, a local resident who plotted to carry out terrorist attacks against military installations in the region at the request of the envoys foreigners of the organization, “the statement said. .

FSB agents attempted to arrest the man as he removed an improvised explosive device from a cache on the outskirts of Kandalaksha town. “He resisted FSB agents and was eliminated in retaliatory action. There were no casualties among civilians and law enforcement officials,” the FSB said.

A ready-to-use improvised explosive device, components for its manufacture, bladed weapons, firearms, ammunition of various calibers and clandestine means of communication were found during the searches of the permanent and temporary homes of the man and an inspection of the premises. “This proves that the eliminated terrorist had planned to carry out terrorist attacks”, underlined the FSB.


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