Russia’s FSB thwarts terror plot by IS member in Tver Region

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has foiled a terror plot targeting a fuel and energy industry facility by a member of the Islamic State, he resisted detention and was eliminated, the FSB Public Relations Center told TASS Thursday.

According to the security service, the Russian citizen, native of one of the Central Asian countries, acted on orders of leaders of the terrorist bodies to purchase destructive agents and components to manufacture an improvised explosive device. He also set up a laboratory to synthesize explosive agents at his place of residence. Firearms and munitions were seized at the site as well as an explosive device ready to be used and components necessary to make it.

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Source: TASS