The IG has claimed responsibility for the attack on FSB in the Khabarovsk
The attack on the offices of the Federal security service (FSB) in Khabarovsk involved in banned in Russia organization “Islamic state”. Its terrorists have claimed responsibility for the incident.
Reported by research organization SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors terrorist activity.
“Source Agency safety Amaq: fighter of the “Islamic state” attacked the FSB office in Khabarovsk in Eastern Russia. Three killed, others injured”, — the message associated with the IG of the Agency Amaq, which leads SITE.
Russia’s investigative Committee later said that “the investigation there is no evidence proving the relationship of the attacker with an international terrorist organization, allegedly attributed this crime.”
The attack on the offices of the FSB in the Khabarovsk occurred at 17:02 local time (10:02 GMT) on Friday, April 21. In a reception of regional management of the security services entered unknown and opened fire on the visitors. The victims were two men, among whom was a member of the FSB, the attacker was shot. Another man wounded. According to interlocutors RBC, the attack killed a translator from Azerbaijan and a member of the Department for protection of constitutional order and combating terrorism Yakov Khasanov.
Later in the FSB called the name of the artist. They found 18-year-old Anton Konev, who, according to security officials, linked to neo-Nazi group.
The source of RBC in the FSB said that he was a member of a small nationalist group “Stoltz Khabarovsk”.
Two of the interlocutor of RBC in the secret service said that the weapon from which Konev fired at the FSB office, was stolen the same day from a local shooting club. This information was confirmed by the public relations Center of the FSB. According to a source “Interfax”, law enforcement officers have detained a suspected accomplice in the attack on the shooting club. They found 29-year-old native of Stavropol Krai. Regional Agency AmurMedia has posted a video of the detention.