Alexander Bortnikova: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
In Russia banned international terrorist organization “Islamic state” and “al-Qaeda” is entrenched in Afghanistan. On Thursday, November 7, reports TASS with reference to Director of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov.
According to the head of the Department, strengthening the security of the southern borders of the CIS countries, the primary task of the security services. He stressed the need to increase the number and quality of inter-state measures on neutralisation of terrorist threats.
Earlier on 7 November, Bortnikov said that returning to Russia from the countries of the Middle East the relatives of the militants can continue terrorist activities. According to him, in the near future the Russian border can cross about two thousand families and children of terrorists.
In the night of 6 November, an armed group of 20 militants of “Islamic state” attacked a frontier post on the border of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. According to official sources, terrorists in masks attacked the Outpost No. 4 “Ichabod” group “Sultanabad” 60 kilometers West of Dushanbe. As a result of military operations 15 militants were killed and five others arrested. Killed soldiers of the border troops and one policeman. In connection with the attack in Tajikistan strengthened security measures. The investigation into the attack has been specially created joint group, which included employees of the interior Ministry, national security Committee and the Prosecutor General of the Republic.
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