27 May 2019 21:16

Terror attack prevented in Astrakhan region - source

ASTRAKHAN. May 27 (Interfax) - An adherent of radical Islam was preparing an attack on employees of the Federal Security Service (FSB) in the town of Kharabali, Astrakhan region, an informed source told Interfax on Monday.

"An adherent of radical Islam planned an attack on FSB officers in the town of Kharabali. He is now under arrest, a criminal case was opened," the source said.

The Russian Investigative Committee's branch for the region told Interfax that employees of its investigative directorate, together with their colleagues from the FSB branch for the Astrakhan region, prevented the terror attack two months ago.