The FSB prevented a terrorist attack in Kabardino-Balkaria that was being prepared by supporters of the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia).
Four terrorists were located and killed. This was reported by the Center for Public Relations of the FSB.
The FSB noted that a terrorist act was being prepared against russian law enforcement officials.
Four militants were found in the mountainous and wooded area of the Chegemsky district. They were armed, resisted and were eventually eliminated. At the place of their secret residence in Nalchik, an improvised explosive device was found ready for use, components for making explosives, as well as communication tools containing correspondence with MTO militants discussing the planned terrorist attack, the FSB reported.
A submachine gun, a carbine, ammunition and two pistols were found at the scene of the clash. The FSB noted that operational search activities and investigative actions are continuing.