SIMFEROPOL, May 11. / TASS /. Employees of the Crimean department of the FSB liquidated a wanted member of international terrorist organizations near Simferopol, who offered armed resistance during the arrest. This was reported to reporters on Tuesday at the press service of the Russian FSB Directorate for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.
"With the military support of the special forces of the FSB of Russia and the National Guard, an operational-combat event was carried out, the purpose of which was to detain a wanted member of international terrorist organizations. thereby putting up armed resistance. During the clash, the militant was neutralized, "the message says.
Urgent investigative actions and operational search measures are being carried out. "The main investigation department of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol is considering the issue of initiating a criminal case," the press release said.
A source in the operational services of the peninsula previously told TASS that law enforcement officers in Crimea had to eliminate a suspect who resisted with the use of weapons.
Investigators opened a criminal case. "The Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, based on the results of materials received from the FSB of Russia for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, initiated a criminal case against a 49-year-old resident of Simferopol, suspected of encroaching on the life of law enforcement officers (Art. 317 Of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) ", - said in the message of the head office of the Investigative Committee.
Investigators established that on the morning of May 11, a resident of Simferopol, interfering with the activities of the FSB officers in the performance of their operational assignments, opened fire on three members of the special forces. As a result, the security forces did not receive any damage, the press service noted.