Russia: 2 Muslim terrorists eliminated, ISIS attack thwarted in Siberian city of Tyumen
BREAKING: Russian counter-terrorism police say they prevented an imminent ISIS terror attack in the Siberian city of Tyumen, as two armed Muslim terrorists were eliminated in a massive raid with heavy gunfire and explosions.
The Muslim terrorists, who were holed up in a private home, refused to lay down their arms and opened fire at the law enforcement on Friday.
“They were neutralized during a gunfight,” the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) said.
There were no casualties among civilians and security personnel as a result of the exchange of fire.
The terrorists were planning a terror attack in a public place in the city and the decision to launch a counter-terrorism operation was made swiftly, the NAC said.
Videos on social media appeared to show the nighttime operation in full swing, with heavy gunfire, a building on fire, and a score of police cars and military vehicles amassed in the streets.