Around 20 ISIS followers were arrested in Moscow trying to recruit new fighters for the group, Russia’s RIA news agency cited a security source as saying Wednesday.

 

“During a joint operation of the FSB (Federal Security Service) and the police, around twenty people suspected of connections to ISIS were arrested,” RIA quoted the source as saying.

 

The FSB could not immediately be reached for comment; the police declined to discuss the matter.

 

“According to preliminary information, they were searching for and recruiting new members in Moscow,” RIA said, citing the source.

 

 

 

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