WORLD Russia thwarts bomb attack in city of Tambov


Russia thwarts bomb attack in city of Tambov


21:41, December 25, 2020

MOSCOW, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Friday it has detained a teenager plotting a bomb attack in a building in the city of Tambov.

A view of the Federal Security Service (FSB) headquarters in downtown Moscow on December 21, 2020. (File photo: AFP)

Explosives and other components used in the making of an improvised explosive device as well as instructions for its assembly were seized from the suspect's rented apartment, the FSB said in a statement.
According to another statement released by the Russian Investigative Committee, the suspect, 17, planned to use an improvised explosive device to commit a terror act in one of the city's buildings.
The committee has opened a criminal case against the offender.

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