A probe launched into an attempted terrorist act in Tyumen


During the night of July 29, 2021 in Tyumen region the officers of Tyumen Regional Department of the Federal Security Service during a special operation eliminated two armed men planning to commit a terrorist act in Tyumen and actively resisting using firearms and ammunition. 

At present the Tyumen Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia has launched a probe into this matter under Article 317 (encroachment on a life of law enforcement officer), Paragraph A of Part 3 of Article 222.1 (illegal purchase, storage and bearing of firearms, their spare parts and ammunition, committed by a group of persons under preliminary conspiracy), Paragraph A of Part 3 of Article 222.1 (illegal purchase and bearing of explosives and explosive devices), Part 1 of Article 30, Paragraph A of Part 2 of Article 205 of the Criminal Code of Russia (preparation for a terrorist act, committed by a group of persons under preliminary conspiracy).

During examination of the scene with use of forensic equipment the investigators seized ammunition, firearms and parts of self-made explosive device.

A number of examinations, including forensic, explosive, ballistic, and molecular-genetic, have been scheduled. Searches at places of residence of the perpetrators have been carried out. The investigation is carrying out the required set of investigative actions aimed to establish all circumstances of the committed offense.

29 July 2021 14:00

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