Russian security services foil terrorist attack in Tatarstan

Source: Xinhua| 2019-07-31 22:43:06|Editor: yan
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MOSCOW, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has prevented a terrorist attack along with the police in the Republic of Tatarstan, the FSB said on Wednesday.

The FSB said in a statement that it had detained two Russian citizens at the site of the planned crime, who were suspected of being supporters of the Islamic State terrorist group and of involvement in recruiting local residents into terrorist structures and promoting terrorism.

Explosives and components of improvised explosive devices were seized from the detainees, the FSB added.

It said the investigation continues on the activities of the detainees, whose identities have not been disclosed in the interest of the investigation.

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