Information about members of the Islamic Liberation Party terrorist organisation has been sent to special services of the CIS member-states, the Russian Federal Security Service /FSB/ informed RIA Novosti on Wednesday.
According to an FSB spokesman, "all the established information including photographs and fingerprints of the organisation leaders, Kyrgyz citizen Alisher Musayev and Tajik citizen Akram Jalolov, have been directed to these countries' special services via partnership channels".
The rest of the detainees are currently under investigation and their identities are being established. Among them there are Arabs and Slavs, according to the FSB.
The FSB spokesman said "it was being checked whether the detainees had participated in military operations against the Russian military men and organised any terrorist acts on the territory of the North-Caucasus region." The FSB pointed out that Russian had informed the CIS special services on operations to detain the above-mentioned individuals conducted on the territory of Russia.
On Monday, June 9th, FSB officers in Moscow detained over 120 people involved in the Islamic Liberation Party terrorist organisation. All of them had been hiding on the territory of a Moscow plant, where they were arrested.
"The special operation conducted in Moscow is part of a large-scale operative and search action carried out by the FSB and the Russian Interior Ministry in all regions of the country," Head of the FSB Public Relations Centre, Colonel Sergey Ignatchenko, told RIA Novosti.
According to Ignatchenko, 55 out of the detainees have already been acknowledged active members of the Islamic Liberation Party. Criminal proceedings against Musayev and Jalolov have also been initiated.
During the detention, Musayev had 100 grams of plastic-based explosives, hand-grenades and the organisation's leaflets. Jalolov had 400 grams of TNT, detonators with safety fuses as well as the organisation's leaflets and booklets.
According to the FSB, the detainees had been living in Moscow illegally without corresponding documents.
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