On the occasion of this case, the police issued a statement that the jihadists attackers were armed with guns and axes.
Isis took the responsibility for the first attack on the territory of Russia after the two armed jihadists attacked traffic policemen on a pay toll near Moscow. The two policemen were wounded on highway Balashika. Russian authorities confirmed that the attackers were liquidated during the attack.
The news agency of ISIS, AMAC, published a video where appear mentioned terrorists Mardalov Uthman and Salim Israilov. On the footage can be clearly seen how they communicate in Russian and Arabic language and swear to allegiance to the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
We will avenge the killing of our brothers
They also explain that with this attack, they want to take revenge on Russia because of killing Muslims in the Middle East. Russia since September last year bombed militants in Syria as part of its campaign to support the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
ISIS called its members for jihad, or holy war against Russia on the footage that emerged last month. Kremlin on about that issued a statement that these threats will not affect their fight against international terrorism.
On the occasion of this case, the police came up with a statement that the attackers were armed with guns and axes. One of them was killed during the attack, while the other one dared to offer resistance during the arrest. In the arrests that followed later, police arrested one person in Samara on suspicion that he is a terrorist of ISIS. During the search of his house seized an assault rifle Kalashnikov, ammunition and three blocks of TNT.
As reported by Tass, the organizer of this terrorist act was remanded in custody. He is stating that he was a Russian citizen.