Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has cracked down terrorist cells in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda reported on May 16.
The FSB has raided appartments of 10 terrorists and seized 4 high powered improvised explosive devices, automatic rifles, subguns and grenades.
According to the FSB, the terrorists were detained thanks to joint efforts by the FSB and the Ministry of Internal Affairs as well as an assistance from Tadjikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The FSB says that the terrorists were preparing to carry out a series of terrorist attacks in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. The detained terrorists are reportedly linked to ISIS.