Two IS members sentenced to 17, 18 years for preparing terror attacks in Moscow Region

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MOSCOW, December 6. /TASS/. The Moscow District Military Court has sentenced two members of the Islamic State (IS, terror group, outlawed in Russia) who planned a terrorist attack in the Moscow Region to 17 and 18 years in a high-security prison, the court’s Secretary Irina Zhirnova informed TASS.

“The court sentenced Nurlan Makhsudov to 18 years and Magomedkhabib Gajiyev to 17 years in a high-security prison,” she said.

Gajiyev and Makhsudov were found guilty of organizing the activities of a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia and the illegal acquisition of firearms and explosives.

According to investigators, the extremists planned to commit a series of terrorist acts in crowded places in the Moscow Region, using bombs packed with nails.

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