URGENT: Terror attack prevented in Baku

20.01.2012 13:33

BAKU. January 20. KAZINFORM /Berik Khamidov/ The Ministry of National Security of Azerbaijan has prevented an act of terrorism, which was planned to be implemented in Baku.

The Ministry's press service reports.

As a result of special investigation means the Ministry exposed and detained a group of people who are accused of preparation for an attempt on public figure's life, i.e. organization of a terroristic act, purchase of the big number of firearms, ammunition, explosives and equipments and other crimes.

Azerbaijani citizens Rasim Aliyev, Ali Huseynov as well as Balagardash Dadashev wanted on charges of such gravest crimes as racketeering, kidnapping and robbery, currently living in Ardebil, Iran and other people colluded and planned to make attempts on foreign citizens' lives, who are engaged in public activities.

As a result of immediate swift actions the Ministry of National Security detained Rasim Aliyev and Ali Huseynov who didn't manage to implement a terror act. All hidden arms were revealed and confiscated.