In Tatarstan detained the militants were preparing a series of terrorist attacks

© RIA Novosti / FSB to Opperate in fotoracconti FSB. Archival photoIn Tatarstan detained the militants were preparing a series of terrorist attacks© RIA Novosti / FSB to Opperate the image Bank

In Tatarstan, the FSB has exposed the clandestine terrorist cell associated with the Islamic state*, reported the public relations Center of the Ministry.

«At the time of seizure of arms caches in Naberezhnye Chelny caught red-handed by one of the members of the group. Simultaneously carried out arrests of six of its members and 11 citizens who fell under their influence»*, — told the FSB.

During searches of the detainees seized firearms, ammunition, extremist literature and paraphernalia of the «Islamic state»*.

It is noted that the group members planned to commit «a number of high-profile promotions,» and then join the militants in Syria. Their leader was a resident of Naberezhnye Chelny has already been convicted for propaganda of ideas of IG*.

The special operation took place in coordination with the departments of interior and Asgardia.

For the first nine months of 2018, the FSB managed to prevent the fifteen attacks.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia

Source