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Suspected terrorist neutralized in Azerbaijan [UPDATE]

28 August 2017 11:31 (UTC+04:00)
Suspected terrorist neutralized in Azerbaijan [UPDATE]

By Trend

Azerbaijan’s State Security Service has eliminated Yashar Javadov, who was planning to commit a terrorist attack in the country, the State Service reported on August 28.

As a result of the counter-terrorism investigation, the Service revealed that, Azerbaijani citizen Yashar Javadov had joined a religious extremist terrorist group and took part in the military conflicts outside of the country. Upon return to Azerbaijan he had received funds from the mentioned group, acquired firearms and explosives, and was planning to commit an attack against a state institution.

In line with the criminal case initiated by the Service, immediate operational-investigative measures were conducted in Azerbaijan’s Ismayilli city. On August 27, Yashar Javadov was found using firearms in a public place. Suspect confronted the SSS’s special operations group with the armed resistance and, as a result, was eliminated.

Followed searches unveiled crime related documents, including direct proof of Javadov’s being funded by the terrorist group operating abroad.

Operational-investigative measures currently continue.


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