Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced on Wednesday it had prevented terror attacks planned by an Islamic State group in the Moscow region.
“Russia’s FSB has thwarted activities of a cross-regional IS cell, participants of which intended to conduct subversive terror attacks in the Moscow region,” the FSB said in a press release.
Security officers have detained one person, who is a citizen of a Central Asian country, in the Vladimir region, and seized a home-made bomb.
The FSB said that an improvised explosive device filled with destructive agents and some other items and documents were retrieved.
An investigation is underway.