MOSCOW, September 27 (RAPSI) — Five residents of the city of Ufa in Russia’s Republic of Bashkortostan have been arrested by a court decision on charges over preparing a terrorist attack with the use of improvised explosive devices, the Public Relations Center of the Federal Security Service (FSB) informs RAPSI.
The attack was planned on a facility belonging to law enforcement agencies, investigators allege.
As a result of the measures taken, the said five residents of Ufa, born in 2001-2003, who were members of a neo-Nazi group, were detained, the body said in a statement.
Ready to use improvised explosive devices (IEDs), improvised explosives and components for its synthesis, nine bladed weapons, instructions for the manufacture of explosive devices, as well as portraits of the leaders of the Third Reich, nationalist Bandera and nationalist paraphernalia were seized at their places of residence, the statement reads.
The case against the defendants was initiated by the Russian Investigative Committee on charges incluidng preparation for a terrorist act, training in order to carry out terrorist activities, and illegal manufacture of explosives or explosive devices.