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17 August 2020, 13:45

Names of teenagers detained in Dagestan revealed

The five young men, who, according to law enforcers, had been planning attacks on policemen, were detained in Khasavyurt. Their names are Alan F., Ismail U., Isak A., Gasanpasha M. and Mukhammad S. According to one of the detainees, the grouping's goal was "to establish Sharia laws in this land."

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on August 16, five teenagers were detained in Dagestan, who, according to the FSB, had been planning attacks on policemen.

The teenagers were detained in Khasavyurt, the "Kommersant" writes, giving their names: the 15-year-old Alan F. and Ismail U. and the 16-year-old Isak A., Gasanpasha M. and Mukhammad S.

The "Dagestan" Telegram channel has posted a video clip with one of the detained teenagers. The blurry video shows a young man, dressed in a white shirt and black pants, sitting on a bed covered with what looks like a carpet. He claims that he "has gone out to jihad in order to create a group, an efficient jamaat."

"We believed in Allah, we wanted to establish the Sharia laws in this land and drive the occupiers out of here," the young man said.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 17, 2020 at 05:00 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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