Two Wahhabis involved in terrorist acts were detained in Chechnya. According to the temporary press centre of the Russian Interior Ministry in the North Caucasus, the detained as R. Korovin, 18, and A. Ocherkhadjiyev, 22, both members of the Wahhabism religious-extremist movement. They were a part of a group (called for convenience's sake Jihad-3) that staged terrorist acts against law-enforcers. Korovin and Ocherkhadjiyev admitted their involvement in the terrorist acts committed on October 6, 2000 in the towns of Pyatigorsk and Nevinnomyssk, Stavropol Territory, and in eight explosions of land mines in Grozny. The terrorists were detained as part of operations waged by the staff of the joint group of the Interior Ministry in the North Caucasus to expose, identify and detain the leaders, members and accomplices of bandits who commit crimes in Chechnya.