13 May 2022, 19:44

FSB reports about prevention of a terror act in Sochi

A suspected terrorist was detained for preparing a terror act on Victory Day in one of the shopping and entertainment centres in Sochi, the Russian FSB reports today. During an interrogation, the suspect confessed that he intended to kill more than 50 people.

An attempted terror act was prevented in Sochi, and a 30-year-old Russian citizen is suspected of preparing it, the Russian FSB’s Centre for Public Relations reports today.

According to the Russian FSB, the detainee professed “the ideology of neo-Nazism and massacres” and was preparing “an armed attack on citizens in one of the shopping and entertainment centres in Sochi on May 9,” the Russian FSB’s Centre for Public Relations reports. During a search of the detainee’s home, law enforcers seized a revolver and ammunition, an F-1 grenade, cold steel, and a handwritten plan of the planned crime. An investigation has been launched into a criminal case on preparations for a terror act, the Russian FSB reports on its website. The date of the suspect’s detention was not disclosed in the FSB’s report.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on May 13, 2022 at 03:00 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: The Caucasian Knot

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