Patrushev: the transport Facilities remain a target of terrorists


RIA Novosti

The transport infrastructure in the Central Federal district remain targets of international terrorism. About this at the meeting on transport and security in the region, said Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev.

— The available data suggests that transport infrastructure and vehicles continue to be the priority targets of international terrorist organizations, — said Patrushev.

He said that the establishment of a special unit for transport safety is one of the key measures for the protection of the entire transport sector. And it requires the attention of Federal agencies on various modes of transport and regulatory bodies, and entities of transport infrastructure. About it reports TASS.

He talked about the fact that in the CFA test was conducted and revealed a number of negative factors concerning the safety of transport infrastructure. He pointed out the flaws in the sphere of transport in the County.

Separately Patrushev touched upon the question of road haulage. He noted that the irregular road transport in the district continue to engage individuals, not a professional organization.

We will remind, last Monday, employees of FSB have detained several people on suspicion of preparing a series of terrorist acts on the territory of Moscow and Moscow region. Terrorist targets could be transportation facilities, and major shopping centers in the capital and its suburbs.