Banned in the Russian terrorist group “Islamic state” (ISIS, ISIL, DAISH), which claimed responsibility for an armed attackcommitted on October 23, Nizhny Novgorod, street of Academician Sakharov, published in the Internet video in which an unidentified man claims that he was involved in the attack. This was reported by monitoring group SITE Intel Group, citing news Agency is militants Amaq.
In the video released by the militants, the man in the mask sitting in the room on background of the flag of ISIS. However, he threatens to “enemies” and swears allegiance to the leader of the terrorist organization Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. In his speech, the man emphasizes that he allegedly participated in the attack in Nizhny Novgorod.
On the eve of the Amaq Agency, affiliated with ISIS, issued a statement, which said that the militants took responsibility for the crime. The statement said that the two “soldiers of the Islamic state” conducted an armed attack in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod.
Earlier, on 23 October, it was reported about the operation in Nizhny Novgorod, which killed two suspected terrorists. In the regional Department of the FSB stated that during verification, the law enforcement officers of the car Daewoo Nexia “the natives of the Central Asian region carried out an armed attack”. “In self-defense officers returned fire, in which the attackers were injured, incompatible with life”, – stated in the message.
On the fact of attacks on law enforcement investigative Department of the FSB of Russia in Nizhny Novgorod region opened a criminal case. According to TASS, during the RAID were shell-shocked by the explosion and taken to hospital two members of the SWAT. The Novgorodians were reported in the media that the terrorists threw in a hand grenade SWAT fighters. Screenshots of these messages saved edition NN.ru.
According to media reports, one terrorist was detained. In the message of the FSB commenting on a special operation very sparingly, it is also not mentioned, the details became known from the sources agencies law enforcement, and from eyewitnesses – residents of the neighborhood “Flowers” in Prioksky area – through social networks. Thread with a discussion of the anti-terrorist operation the next day, October 24, was removed from the online community LCD “Flowers”, not administrator group. Screenshots are also saved edition NN.ru.