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Russian security services thwart terrorist attack in Kherson region — authorities

Officers from Russian security services detected a condenser exploder

KHERSON, July 2. /TASS/. Russian security services thwarted a terrorist attack in the city of Kherson, the regional Interior Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

"Officers from Russian security services thwarted a major terrorist attack in Kherson yesterday, detecting a condenser exploder," the statement reads.

According to the authorities, members of a Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance group led by former Mayor of the Staraya Zbruyevka settlement Viktor Marunyak plotted to carry out a series of explosions. Marunyak managed to escape with the assistance of Ukrainian intelligence agencies.