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ISIS-affiliated cell busted in Dagestan, planned to target Moscow area – FSB

ISIS-affiliated cell busted in Dagestan, planned to target Moscow area – FSB

ISIS-affiliated cell busted in Dagestan, planned to target Moscow area – FSB | 29 Dec 2016 | A terrorist cell has been uncovered in Dagestan, southern Russia, with the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) saying the suspects had been planning a series of attacks in the Moscow area on the orders of an Islamic State commander. “The FSB with the Russian Interior Ministry have thwarted the activities of an undercover group of Islamic State supporters in [the southern Republic of] Dagestan. [The group] was planning terrorist attacks in the Moscow area,” the FSB said in a statement. Seven arrests have been made. According to the FSB, the militants were planning attacks based on the “direct instructions” from an Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL [but still I-CIA-SIS]) commander located in Syria.

Source: ISIS-affiliated cell busted in Dagestan, planned to target Moscow area – FSB

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