Four terrorists eliminated in Azerbaijan
Four members of a terrorist group were killed in Azerbaijan as a result of a special operation carried out by the country's State Security Service on Jan. 31, the service toldAPA.
The mentioned terrorists were preparing terrorist acts in the country, the service noted.
The service said it has verified the information it received of a group of people loyal to a number of terrorist organizations operating in foreign countries had been planning to carry out terrorist acts in Azerbaijan.
On Jan. 31, the State Security Service carried out a special operation to detain Azerbaijani citizens – M. Ulubeyov (“Abu Hafsa”), Q. Damirov (“Abdulqarib”), F. Sadiqov (“Abdulkhalid”), T. Almammadov and S. Mammadov (“Abdullah”) on charges of terror planning.
During the operation, four members of the terrorist group were eliminated as they resisted the security forces by opening fire with automatic rifles and pistols. Another terrorist, F. Sadiqov, was captured as a suspect.
The State Security Service continues taking all necessary investigative actions.