One of the ISIS leaders detained in Kyiv
The Islamic terrorist, detained by the Ukrainian special services, created a criminal group in the Kyiv region and coordinated the actions of ISIS militants abroad.
According to the Ukrainian secret service, the criminal is a native of one of the post-Soviet countries and is part of the leading group of ISIS terrorists. It has been established that he was the deputy of the well-known Chechen radical Islamist Ahmet Chataev, suspected of organizing a terrorist attack at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport in 2016. The terrorist took part in hostilities in Syria and Iraq, recruited and trained ISIS militants, and organized terrorist attacks.
"In 2018, the terrorist illegally arrived in Ukraine on the basis of forged documents," the SBU press service said. “He created a criminal group the Kyiv region, which included people from Central Asia. According to the available information, during this time he continued to coordinate ISIS cells abroad."
The Islamic terrorist is detained for 40 days; the extradition check procedure has been commenced. In addition, the SBU is checking the detainee for possible involvement in the preparation of terrorist acts in Ukraine.
We will remind, earlier "the ISIS emir" was detained in Turkey, who had been involved in the preparation of the terrorist act at Hagia Sophia Cathedral.