17 August 2020, 11:28

FSB reports on detention of five militants in Makhachkala

In Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan, five teenagers were detained who had planned attacks on policemen, law enforcers have reported.

The five alleged members of an armed grouping were revealed and taken to the police today as a result of the joint work of the FSB (Federal Security Bureau), the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and the "Rosgvardia" (Russian National Guard), a spokesman for the Dagestan FSB's Branch has stated.

"According to available information, these persons were hatching intentions to commit a series of armed attacks on law enforcers in Makhachkala, Khasavyurt and Derbent," the source said.

The age of the detainees is from 15 to 17 years; they are all residents of Dagestan, the security source has added.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 16, 2020 at 06:39 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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