ICR: St. Petersburg terrorist’s alleged accomplices detained

ICR: St. Petersburg terrorist’s alleged accomplices detained
Akbarzhon Jalilov

There were found elements of explosives at Jalilov’s alleged accomplices.⁠

Investigators detained familiars of suspect in the St. Petersburg metro terrorist attack Akbarzhon Jalilov. It is not specified how many people were detained, but all of them are Central Asia citizens.

The department added that the at place of residence "there were found items that are important for the investigation."

The ICR did not comment on the statement of Nevsky district Head Konstantin Serov that a bomb was detonated in one of the houses of the city. The source of Interfax stated that there were found elements of explosives at Jalilov’s alleged accomplices.

Sources of RBC, in turn, said that at the apartment there were found only "items that can be used to create a bomb."

On the morning of April 6, law enforcement agencies stormed an apartment in building No 22 on Tovarishesky Avenue in St. Petersburg. Eyewitnesses said that three men were taken out of the apartment in handcuffs.

There was a terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro on April 3. According to the investigation, a suicide bomber, Jalilov, blew himself up in a train car. 14 people were killed and over 50 injured.⁠ 

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