Man plotting terror attack on administrative buildings detained in Astrakhan

Man plotting terror attack on administrative buildings detained in Astrakhan
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  • calendar-gray 07 July 2020

Officers of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) have apprehended a supporter of the Islamic State (IS) terror group (outlawed in Russia) who was plotting a terror attack in Astrakhan, the press service of the FSB Department for the Astrakhan Region said, APA reports citing TASS.

"It has been established that a resident of Astrakhan born in 1987 who intended to join illegal armed groups operating in Syria <…> decided to commit a terrorist attack in the city of Astrakhan by means of an armed attack on administrative buildings. Officers of the FSB Department for the Astrakhan Region foiled the Russian citizen’s activities," the press service said.

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