St. Petersburg metro terrorist attack: FSB detained alleged organizer

St. Petersburg metro terrorist attack: FSB detained alleged organizer
Detention of Abror Azimov

The suspected, according to the investigation, prepared suicide bomber Akbarzhon Jalilov.⁠

The Federal Security Service (FSB) reported on detention of certain Abror Azimov in the Odintsovo district of the Moscow Region. According to preliminary data, he is one of organizers of the terrorist attack in the St. Petersburg subway. As law enforcement authorities assume, Azimov trained the suicide bomber Akbazhon Jalilov.

It is noted that Azimov was born in 1990 and is a native of the Central Asia.

Earlier, FSB Head Aleksander Bortnikov declared that the labor migrants arriving from the countries of the former USSR make a basis of the groups of terrorists acting in the territory of Russia. Among migrants, according to the Head of FSB, vigorous recruitment activities are conducted and perpetrators of the terrorist acts are selected.

To recall, on April 3 an explosion happened in the St. Petersburg subway. 14 people became the victims of terrorist attack, more than 50 have suffered. Alleged suicide bomber Akbardzhon Jalilov was a native of Kyrgyzstan, but a few years ago he received Russian passport.

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