In St. Petersburg detained seven associated with ISIS terrorists were preparing explosions in two shopping centres “Gallery” and “Academpark”, according to “Fontanka”. On the eve of the FSB reported about the detention of ten immigrants from Central Asia in Moscow and St Petersburg. What objects they wanted to attack the capital, is still unknown.
The St. Petersburg edition claims that the FSB officers had suspected secret surveillance, which was installed the night club used to meet. November 12 terrorists arrested in a rented apartment in the house on the street Sofia Kovalevskaya in the Kalinin district of St. Petersburg. In the home the suspects the investigators went along with the soldiers, “Hail”, and in apartment have found Kalashnikov rifles and explosives. There were natives of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The night of November 13 suspects held in the offices of the investigative service of the FSB at the Foundry, 4. “Fontanka” claims that they “zealously adhere to” the ideology of the banned terrorist group “Islamic state”, and one of the Islamists admitted that he fought in Syria.
The suspects were detained for two days in a criminal case on terrorism and most of them give grateful evidences. Investigators learned that the group was planning to carry out blasts in the shopping center “Gallery” on Ligovsky Avenue and “Academpark” on the Avenue of Science.
On the eve of the St. Petersburg because of the bomb scare evacuated the residential building, but nothing suspicious was not found.
The day before, the FSB announced the detention of a group of terrorists in several locations in Moscow and St. Petersburg. It was reported that when they found four powerful improvised bombs. On television showed security forces provided operational footage: the media got recognition of one of the terrorists.