Three alleged so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) supporters were killed by security forces and one person arrested in Dagestan allegedly confessed that he had ties with so-called IS recruiters in video footage released by the Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee on Saturday.
According to the Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee, one man was arrested and another three were... Еще killed during the operation, which was held in the Dagestan Republic on Friday. The three killed alleged bandits were reportedly involved in IS recruiting activities. As the National Anti-terrorism Committee reports, they assisted the group of bandits in Kaspiysk, which was destroyed during the anti-terrorism operation in 2017.
On Friday, a group of people attempted to attack the police on the Kavkaz federal highway in the Dagestan region.
«During the trace, the notified car was found near the Agachaul village located in the Karabudakhkentsky District of the Dagestan Republic. In response to the police request to stop the car, to ground arms and to surrender to the authorities, the bandits brought their guns into action,» commented the Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee spokesperson.
Two rifles and one pistol along with ammunition were found in the car. One person was arrested. According to the Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee, he confessed that his alleged allies had ties with the IS.
«[inaudible] swore to ISIS. He offered me to swear to IS. But I refused to.» said the detainee, who was arraigned on a criminal charge before.
The Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee is continuing the investigation.