Russian FSB forces detained Islamic State supporter who planned terrorist attack in Astrakhan region
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A sympathizer of the Islamic State terrorist group, who planned a terrorist attack in the Astrakhan region, has been detained, a spokesman for the regional department of the Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Tuesday.
“During the urgent investigative [FSB] operation, the local man was detained at his place of residence in Astrakhan,” the spokesman said.
According to the FSB, a young man in his 30s swore allegiance to Daesh and planned “an armed attack on administrative buildings.”
The FSB also seized weapons, ammunition, grenades and extremist literature from the detainee.
A criminal case was opened under articles related to terrorism and participation in a terrorist organization.
Source: Sputnik News