Posted 28 декабря 2022, 09:01

Published 28 декабря 2022, 09:01

Modified 28 декабря 2022, 09:43

Updated 28 декабря 2022, 09:43

The FSB reported on the elimination of militants who were preparing a terrorist attack on the instructions of the Ukrainian special services

28 декабря 2022, 09:01
The Federal Security Service reported a clash with two militants in the suburbs of Nalchik. The militants, the FSB clarified, were preparing a terrorist attack on the instructions of the special services of Ukraine.

The service clarified that both were previously convicted, were in a terrorist community, "operating in the FKU IK-3 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic." On the instructions of the Ukrainian special services, they were preparing for a terrorist act in Chegem in the CBD. - After committing the crime, they planned to travel to Ukraine to participate in hostilities against the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, - the FSB indicated.

On December 26, both were destroyed during detention in the suburb of Nalchik after resisting the security forces.

An improvised explosive device based on a mixture of ammonium nitrate and aluminum powder with a capacity of about 2 kg in TNT equivalent with striking elements, an AK-74 assault rifle, a PM pistol and ammunition were seized at the site of the clash. As indicated in the SSC of the Russian Federation, a criminal case has been initiated under the article on the illegal acquisition, storage and carrying of weapons committed by a group of persons, on the article on the illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of explosives or explosive devices committed by a group of persons by prior agreement, as well as under the article on encroachment on life law enforcement officers.