Group members specially trained in Syria detained in Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 5
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:

Members of religious extremist groups have been detained during a special operation conducted in Azerbaijan in 2013.

They have been trained in Syria and prepared for committing criminal sabotage and terrorist actions, according to a report from the Cabinet of Ministers submitted to the Parliament as of 2013.

Various types of firearms, ammunition, explosives and other military equipment were found.

A criminal case was filed and an investigation is underway.

Translated by NH
Edited by SM

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