Detained by employees of Federal security service of the citizens of the countries of Central Asia planned to open fire on passers-by in places of mass festivities, reports RIA “Novosti” citing a source in law enforcement bodies.
“The detainees were planning to have a shooting at passers-by in places of mass celebrations for may holidays”, — reports the words of his companion. Official confirmation of this information was not.
Earlier, the FSB announced the arrest of “a group of citizens of Central Asian countries, planned to carry out a series of terrorist attacks. They were detained “as a result of a complex operatively-search actions in the city of Moscow”, said the FSB public relations center.
The secret service said that the suspects acted “on the instructions of leaders of international terrorist organizations operating in Syria and Turkey” (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).
The security officers seized a “large quantity of weapons, explosives and other means of terrorist activity” (quoted by “Interfax”). The FSB said that the detainees started to give grateful evidences, is emphasized in the message of the FSB.