Russia rounds up ISIS terror cell under Syrian command

The Syrian terrorist commander, identified as Abu-Zarra, ordered jihadists militants to move to Moscow in order to get weapons supplies or seize firearms from police officers for attacks in the Russian capital during the New Year holiday period, Andrey Przezdomsky, head of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) press service, said on Tuesday. All the cell members are in custody, he said. According to the official, migrants from central Asia and the Caucasus form the nucleus of most terrorist sleeper cells active in Russia.

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