MOSCOW 6 men and women have been detained in St Petersburg on suspicion of recruiting for Islamic Condition and aiding terrorist exercise, Russian investigators said on Wednesday.
There is no proof the detainees, who are citizens of Central Asian states, are in any way connected to Monday’s bomb attack in a St Petersburg metro educate, Russia’s point out investigative committee said in a statement.
The detainees are suspected of being lively considering the fact that November 2015 in recruiting other Central Asian immigrants for “terrorist exercise” and for Islamic Condition as nicely as one more banned Islamist movement Nusra Front.
Extremist Islamist literature has been located all through a lookup of the detainees’ residing quarters, the statement additional.
(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova crafting by Sujata Rao)