Russian security forces kill suspected IS member, foil terrorist attack

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Wednesday it has killed a suspected member of the Islamic State (IS) group who was plotting a terrorist attack in the city of Saratov in southwestern Russia.

The suspect has acquired components for manufacturing improvised explosive devices in a laboratory set up in a garage, an FSB statement said.

“The suspect showed armed resistance during the detention and was neutralized,” the statement said. No security officials or civilians were injured during the operation.

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