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Russia says four suspects detained in Dagestan directly involved in Moscow terror attack

IANS | April 02, 2024 10:41 AM

MOSCOW: Four suspects detained two days ago in Russia's Dagestan Republic on terrorism charges were directly involved in the attack on the Crocus City Hall concert, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said.

The suspects provided money and weapons to the concert hall attackers, the FSB said on Monday in a statement, adding that they were also allegedly plotting a terrorist attack in a park in the city of Kaspiysk, Xinhua news agency reported.

One of the suspects confirmed that he brought weapons from the city of Makhachkala and handed them to the concert hall attackers, according to footage published by the FSB.

The four suspects were detained in the cities of Makhachkala and Kaspiysk in Dagestan on Sunday during a special counter-terrorism operation.

Automatic weapons, ammunition and a ready-to-use improvised explosive device were found where the suspects were detained.

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