The FSB of Russia prevented a number of attacks on educational institutions, places of mass gathering of people and the buildings of law enforcement agencies, 13 people were detained, most of them were in a closed community on the social network.
As the FSB Public Relations Center told Interfax on Friday, these citizens were detained in a number of regions of the Russian Federation, they planned mass murders “using improvised explosive devices, incendiary mixtures, cold weapons”, and also persuaded Internet users to commit such crimes …
At the same time, they added, 11 of the detainees were members of a closed Internet community of one of the social networks. The criminal plans of the intruders are confirmed by the personal diaries and communication equipment confiscated from them, in which instructions for the manufacture of incendiary and explosive devices were found, “schemes of attacks on educational institutions, law enforcement buildings and places with a mass gathering of people,” the special service said.
During the searches, four ready-to-use improvised explosive devices with striking elements, components for their assembly and production of incendiary mixtures, as well as hunting smooth-bore, traumatic and cold weapons stored with violations were seized.