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ISIS Terrorist Nabbed In Russia Was Instructed To 'meet Someone In India': Key Highlights

In a massive crackdown, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) detained an Islamic State suicide bomber who was allegedly planning a terrorist attack in India. The FSB said in a statement that the detained ISIS member was planning to carry out a terrorist attack by self-detonation against one of the leaders of India's ruling dispensation.

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22:52 IST, August 22nd 2022
Jihadi terrorists out to target BJP leader? Watch Republic's debate

 

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20:55 IST, August 22nd 2022
Identity of nabbed ISIS bomber revealed

The nabbed ISIS bomber who was to execute a terror attack in India has been identified as Mashrabkhon Azamov. He is said to be an Uzbek National.

 

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19:42 IST, August 22nd 2022
Indian agencies trying to get data of the bomber

Republic learnt from sources that Indian agencies will get access to the data and forensics of the bomber, after which it will be known who was the target of ISIS in the BJP leadership 

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19:17 IST, August 22nd 2022
Relationship between India & Russia always been stronger: Russian journalist

"The relationship between Russia and India has always been stronger. And when something happens, you always see cooperation. This is how bilateral relationships should be between countries," said Fred Weir, Senior Journalist from Moscow. 

 

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19:07 IST, August 22nd 2022
India probing Pakistan sleeper cell angle

Republic learnt from sources that India has established communication with Russia on the nabbed ISIS bomber. The Indian officials are said to be probing the sleeper cell angle. 

 

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19:04 IST, August 22nd 2022
ISIS bomber is an Uzbek national, was trained in Turkey

Hours after Russia nabbed an ISIS bomber who was to execute an attack in India, Republic accessed exclusive details about him. Sources told the Channel that the bomber is a citizen of Uzbekistan. He was trained in Turkey, and transmitted to Russia, from where he was to fly to India. 

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15:34 IST, August 22nd 2022
Nabbed ISIS bomber's plot against India

Nabbed ISIS bomber's massive plot against India explained in a few pointers: -

 

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15:25 IST, August 22nd 2022
Catch exclusive details on the nabbed ISIS terrorists here
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14:56 IST, August 22nd 2022
In 57-sec confession video, ISIS recruit says 'Was to get all necessary support to carry out attack in India'

In the 57-second-long confession video, the ISIS recruit can be heard saying, ‘In 2022, I received special training. By the orders of Yusuf (inaudible), I flew to Russia from where I was to fly to India. In India, I was supposed to get all the necessary support to carry out a terror attack. I was to meet someone in India. I was working on the instructions of the Islamic state for insulting the prophet."

 

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14:48 IST, August 22nd 2022
Watch: ISIS bomber confesses 'planned terror attack in India'

The Bomber, hailing from a Central Asian nation, recruited and indoctrinated in Turkey, was to take the Moscow route to conduct a terror attack in India. The terrorist made the confession in a 57-second video accessed by Republic.

 

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14:30 IST, August 22nd 2022
ISIS terrorist was to meet someone in India: Reports

As per Sputnik, the detained ISIS terrorist claimed to have received "special training" before coming to Russia on the orders of one Yusuf. Later, he was instructed to travel to India, where he was to meet someone.

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14:25 IST, August 22nd 2022
Russia shares details of detained ISIS terrorist with Indian agencies

As per reports, the Russian FSB has contacted and informed relevant agencies in India regarding the detention of ISIS terrorists. Sources say that Indian agencies are gathering more information regarding the alleged suicide attack. 

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14:16 IST, August 22nd 2022
Suicide attack planned in retaliation to "insulting the Prophet"

In a video shared by the FSB to news agency Sputnik, the detained resident from a Central Asian country reportedly admitted that he had to travel to India to arrange an act of terrorism in retaliation for "insulting the prophet". 

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14:16 IST, August 22nd 2022
Suicide bomber was recruited by ISIS in Turkey

Russia's Security Agency FSB has claimed that the detainee was recruited as a suicide bomber by one of the ISIS leaders when he was in Turkey between April and June this year.

"The FSB in Russia identified and detained a member of the international terrorist organization Islamic State, which is banned in the country. The detainee is a native of a country in the Central Asian region, who planned to commit a terrorist act by self-detonation against one of the representatives of the ruling circles of India," the agency said in a statement, as per RIA Novosti. 

“Later, the terrorist took an oath of allegiance to ISIS. After that, he was given the task of leaving for Russia, completing the necessary documents, and flying to India to commit a high-profile terrorist act,” the statement said.

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14:16 IST, August 22nd 2022
Russia nabs ISIS terrorist plotting suicide attack in India

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) detained an Islamic State suicide bomber who was allegedly planning a terrorist attack in India. The FSB said in a statement that the detained ISIS member was planning to carry out a terrorist attack by self-detonation against one of the leaders of India's ruling dispensation. 

"The FSB in Russia identified and detained a member of the international terrorist organization Islamic State, which is banned in the country. The detainee is a native of a country in the Central Asian region, who planned to commit a terrorist act by self-detonation against one of the representatives of the ruling circles of India," the agency said in a statement, as per RIA Novosti.