MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. Russia’s Federal Security Service has detained a member of the Islamic State terror group outlawed in Russia, who was plotting a terror attack in places where people gather in large groups in Adygea, the North Caucasus, the FSB Public Relations Center told TASS on Wednesday.
"The FSB detained a Central Asian native in the Republic of Adygea, who was plotting a terror attack in places where citizens gather in large groups," a spokesperson said.
During the search of the suspect’s house officers found components for making an improvised explosive device with striking elements, a flag of the IS international terror group and a map of the republic’s capital Maykop with potential targets for terrorist attacks.
The FSB seized means of communications with a significant amount of terrorism-related content, Internet guidance on manufacturing tools for terror and also fake migration documents. A criminal case was launched into the terror attack plot.