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Group of "terrorists" disarmed near Penza during exercises "Relief-2017"

12:04 | 13.06.2017 | Society

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Penza, 13 June 2017. PenzaNews. Interdepartmental cooperation was practised during the special tactical exercises "Relief-2017", which were conducted by the Penza region operational headquarters in the territory of the Gorodischensky area.

Group of "terrorists" disarmed near Penza during exercises "Relief-2017"

Photo: Operational headquarters in the Penza region

According to the story, a group of "terrorists" carried out an armed attack on the territorial department of the regional Investigative Committee of Russia and blew up a bus carrying fans of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 on a federal highway.

The exercises were conducted in large areas including woodland.

Photo: Operational headquarters in the Penza region

As a result of a rapid response to the imitated attacks, the law enforcement authorities, rescuers, and medical units of the Gorodischensky area eliminated consequences of the attacks and provided necessary help to the injured people.

Photo: Operational headquarters in the Penza region

One group of "terrorists" was detained, the other one – disappeared in the forest.

The head of the Federal Security Service in the Penza region Sergei Sizov decided to carry out a counter-terrorism operation in the Gorodischensky area. For this purpose, an operational headquarters grouping, which remained in the field for two days, was sent to the scene.

Photo: Operational headquarters in the Penza region

Special forces of the counter-terrorist grouping acted in accordance with functional tasks imposed on them.

Photo: Operational headquarters in the Penza region

The head of the operational headquarters decided to annihilate the group of "terrorists".

Photo: Operational headquarters in the Penza region

As a result of the investigative and military operations, the group of criminals was disarmed.

Photo: Operational headquarters in the Penza region

"After the special tactical exercises, we conducted an expanded meeting, during which we carried out a detailed analysis of the exercises and summed up the results. All objectives were achieved. The results of the exercises made it possible to assess the readiness of the law enforcement authorities and emergency services of the region to act in case of such security threats," the press service of the operational headquarters in the Penza region told PenzaNews.

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