The press office of the Russian Federal Security Service announced that the security forces thwarted the implementation of a terrorist operation in the city of St. Petersburg.

The Russian security forces, according to the Agency, “Sputnik” announced the detention of a person belonging to the nationality of a Central Asian country. “

The federal security information indicated that the detainee was planning to carry out a terrorist act in public transport places and in places where people gather.

According to Sputnik, at this time, the Commission is conducting investigations with the detainee without giving further details about the person’s name or otherwise.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency