Man with suicide belt detained in Yugra

Man with suicide belt detained in Yugra

The suspect, who came from Moldova, has recently converted to Islam.

Officers of the FSB Directorate for the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District detained a man born in 1995, at whom they found a suicide belt. It is assumed that the detainee was preparing a terrorist attack in Kogalym. The suspect, who came from Moldova, has recently converted to Islam and begun to attend a mosque, URA.ru reports.

The experts determined that the detainee’s belt contained an improvised explosive device “based on hexogen with striking elements (bolts), directional, with a total weight of 2570 grams.” The man was detained on the morning of July 21. No other details are disclosed.

A criminal case was initiated against the alleged terrorist.

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