Terrorist group destroyed in Azerbaijan (UPDATE)
Details added (first version posted on 11:27)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 1
As a result of a special operation carried out Jan. 31 by State Security Service of Azerbaijan, four members of a terrorist group were eliminated, the service said in a message.
The message further said that the group consisted of Azerbaijani citizens suspected of committing grave crimes linked to religious extremism.
The service said in the message that the terrorists were killed after giving an armed resistance. One more person was detained.
The investigation confirmed the information received by the State Security Service of Azerbaijan that the group of people, who pledged loyalty to a terrorist organization operating outside Azerbaijan, acquired explosives and weapons to carry out terror acts in different parts of the country.
Operational and investigative activities on the case are underway.