The Russian Federal Security Agency said on the 13th that the department and the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs captured five members of the “Islamic State” in Moscow.
The Russian Federal Security Agency issued a statement on its website on the same day, saying that of the 5 members of the “Islamic State” extremist organization captured by the Russian Federal Security Agency and the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs in Moscow, 2 hold Russian nationality and 3 hold Chinese Asian nationality. Russian law enforcement officials successfully prevented the group from carrying out terrorist operations.
The statement said that during the search, law enforcement officers seized the gang’s communication tools with the “Islamic State”, as well as firearms, ammunition and explosive devices. The statement did not specify the exact time of the action.
At present, relevant departments of the Russian Federal Security Agency have filed a criminal case against this incident, and relevant investigations are ongoing.