Russian authorities thwarted new terrorist attack and arrested 2 suspects
The Russian counterintelligence agency has announced the arrest of two suspected supporters of the Islamic State group who it says were planning a terror attack.
The FSB said Wednesday the two men were arrested in an apartment in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, a city on the Pacific island of Sakhalin.
It said one was a citizen of Russia and the other of one of the former Soviet republics in Central Asia. They were not identified.
The agency said a search of where they were living turned up a homemade explosive device and ISIS propaganda literature.