00:57 GMT16 January 2021
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    Ukrainian border guards have detained two Tajik nationals allegedly belonged to the Daesh terrorist group.

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Ukrainian border guards have detained in the Kharkiv airport two Tajik nationals flying from Turkey over their alleged links to the Daesh terrorist group, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine said in a statement Saturday.

    "The State Border Service employees, who serve at the Kharkiv airport, together with the Ukrainian Security Service and the National Police, detected and detained two Tajik nationals involved in the activities of the Islamic State terrorist organization, wanted by Interpol," the statement said.

    According to the Security Service, the detainees received military training in the Daesh camps and fought in the terrorist group's ranks in Syria.

    The guards found video tutorials on making explosive devices in Arabic, and extremist literature.

    The detainees were planning to organize an Islamic revolution in Tajikistan, according to the statement.


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