Russia foils plan to bomb humanitarian convoy by Ukrainian saboteurs
The group has been seized by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB).
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) stated on Friday that a gang of Ukrainian saboteurs planning to use a vehicle bomb to target a Russian humanitarian convoy and military troops was apprehended in one of Russia's controlled regions.
According to the statement, "In the course of a special military operation to demilitarize and denazify Ukraine at the territory controlled by the Russian armed forces, the FSB thwarted the activities of a Ukrainian sabotage and terrorist group, which was preparing a terrorist attack against a Russian humanitarian convoy and military personnel using a car bomb at the instruction of the Security Service of Ukraine."
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Two man-portable air-defense systems, three grenade launchers, a machine gun, an assault rifle, a pistol, 127 hand grenades, 18 antipersonnel and magnetic mines, 17.6 pounds of plastic explosives, 42 detonators, over 5,000 cartridges, a blasting exploder, radio stations, night vision devices, and a rigged vehicle were discovered during searches, according to the statement.
A criminal investigation into the planning of a terrorist attack has been launched.