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24-07-2015, 14:27

Police prevent terrorist attacks in Tajikistan

Avesta.Tj | 24.07.2015 |Tajik police and security serviceshave prevented several possible terror attacks planned in Tajikistan by supporters of the Islamic State (IS) militant group, Tajikistan’s Interior Ministry said Friday.


Two Tajik nationals were arrested on suspicion of planning terror attacks in different cities of Tajikistan -- Dushanbe, Kulob, Rasht and Fayzobod.


The alleged terrorists were going to blow up twelve police stations in these four cities.


The people using nicknames "Rudaki”, "Muhammad Rudaki” and "Fayzobod” provided assistance to the alleged terrorists.


A large number of oxygen cylinders and other substances necessary to conduct explosions were confiscated from them.