ISIL has claimed responsibility for the attack in Nizhny Novgorod

The site Intel Group that tracks the online activity of terrorist group “Islamic state” (ISIS banned in Russia), reported that an armed attack in Nizhny Novgorod on October 23 involved two militants ISIS.

“Amaq News Agency [associated with militants Agency] reported that two “soldiers of ISIS” carried out an armed attack in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod”, – is spoken in the message published on the site Intel Group.

24 Oct Department of the FSB in Nizhny Novgorod region has informed that criminal case in connection with the armed attack in Nizhny Novgorod. A day earlier, media reported about the operation in the city, during which they killed two suspects in the preparation of terrorist crimes.

In the regional Department of the FSB explained that during verification, the law enforcement officers of the car Daewoo Nexia “the natives of the Central Asian region carried out an armed attack”. “Two attackers fired several shots from automatic firearms,” police noted in the message of the FSB. “In self-defense officers returned fire, in which the attackers were injured, incompatible with life”, — explained the press service.