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Published On: Mon, Aug 14th, 2017

FSB detained four, claims it foiled Islamic State terror plot in Moscow

nsnbc : Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) reported on Monday that it had detained four people for allegedly plotting terror attacks on Moscow’s public transport system and commercial centers.

FSB raid_Moscow_Russia_Aug 14, 2017The Federal Security  Service issued a statement on its official website, saying the FSB had uncovered a terror group in the Moscow region which was planning to commit a series of terror attacks in crowded places, including transport sites and large commercial centers. The FSB also reported that it had shut down a bomb-making lab at the outskirts of the capital Moscow.

The FSB stated that two potential suicide bombers, an explosives expert and an “emissary” of the so-called Islamic State, a.k.a. ISIS, IS, or Daesh, were detained. One of the detainees is a Russian citizen, while the others are from Central Asian countries, said the FSB’s statement.

A video was published Monday afternoon, purporting to show the FSB raiding the alleged terrorist hideout in the outskirts of Moscow.  nsnbc has – as of Monday evening, Aug 14, 2017 – not yet been able to independently verify the authenticity of the video. (see video below)

CH/L – nsnbc 14.07.2018

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