FSB prevented a terrorist attack in Nalchik

22 July 2020


FSB of Russia prevented a terrorist attack in Kabardino-Balkaria, which was prepared by supporters of the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (ISIS), outlawed in Russia, four militants were killed. This was reported in the Center for Public Relations (CPS) of the FSB.

"Federal Security Service together with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia suppressed at the stage of preparation of a terrorist act against law enforcement officers in the territory of the Kabardino-Balkaria Republic, planned by members of the cell of the international terrorist organization "Islamic State", outlawed in Russia," the Central Public Relations Center reports.

Four militants were caught in the forested area of Chegem district. The terrorists put up armed resistance and were eliminated. "At the place of their safe residence in Nalchik there were found a ready to use an improvised explosive device, components for the manufacture of explosives, as well as means of communication containing correspondence with the militants of ITO to discuss the planned terrorist attack," said the FSB.

An assault rifle, a carbine, two guns and ammunition were found at the site. The issue of initiation of criminal proceedings under Part 1 of Article 205 ("Terrorist act") and Article 223 ("Illegal manufacture of weapons") of the Criminal Code is being decided. "Operative-search measures and investigative actions continue", - noted in FSB.


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Photo: Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

Based on materials from TASS