Vicky Nanjappa

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Islamic State bomber detained in Russia for attempting attack in India was recruited through Telegram

New Delhi, Aug 22: An Islamic State suicide bomber who was targeting an Indian leader was detained by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB)

“Russia’s FSB identified and detained a member of the Islamic State international terrorist organisation banned in Russia, a native of a country in the Central Asian region, who planned to commit a terrorist act by blowing himself up against one of the representatives of the ruling circles of India,” the authority said in a statement.

The statement also added that the detained was recruited by one of the Islamic State suicide bomber in Turkey.

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