NAZRAN, September 28 (Itar-Tass) — The counterterrorism operation regime was introduced in the town of Malgobek, Ingushetia, at 05:00 (Moscow time), the public relations group of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) department for the republic told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
It said that this measure was taken by the operational headquarters of the Republic of Ingushetia as it received intelligence data suggesting that members of illegal armed groups who have been involved in terrorist acts committed in the territory of the republic and who are planning to commit them are present in this area.
A number of restrictions on transport traffic and movement of civilians have been introduced in Malgobek. Transport vehicles will be checked in the area. The operational headquarters of the Ingushetia Republic has requested the population to remain calm and avoid interfering with the law enforcement agencies’ actions.