Terror attack foiled in Moscow

Moscow, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police killed two suspected militants and detained another in a special operation outside Moscow Monday, preventing a terror attack in the capital, the National Anti-terrorism Committee said.

The special operation took place in Orekhovo-Zuyevo in the Moscow region.

“The militants were besieged in the course of a special operation, but opened fire after they were asked to surrender. Two of them were killed and another detained as a result of a rapid shootout,” the committee said.

One policemen was wounded in the operation.

The suspects were Russian citizens who had returned from the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region, where they underwent special training in preparing terror attacks, the commitee said.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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