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Russia's FSB claims to have solved terrorist attack on Baikal-Amur railway line

7 December, 2023 Thursday
14:21

On December 7, Russia's Federal Security Service announced that it had detained the perpetrator of the terrorist attack on the Baikal-Amur railway line in Buryatia

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This was reported by the Russian propaganda agency TASS, citing the Public Relations Center of the Russian Federal Security Service.

According to the report, the FSB detained a citizen of Belarus. 

"The detainee testified that he was acting under the control of Ukraine's special services," the FSB claimed.

What is known about the explosions on the Baikal-Amur railway in Buryatia

On November 30, an explosion occurred in Russia on the Baikal-Amur railway line, located in Buryatia. 4 explosive devices were detonated when a freight train was moving along the main line.

Despite the absence of official comments from the Security Service, sources in several Ukrainian media outlets report that the bombing of the railroad was a successful SBU operation. At the same time, the Russian Federation claims that the train was only smoking.

Later, another train carrying fuel exploded on the Baikal-Amur railroad. According to media reports, this was another operation by the Ukrainian Security Service. This cut off the main logistics route between Russia and China.

Subsequently, the US stated that it would not provide official comments on the bombing of trains on the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) and emphasized that it did not provide the Ukrainian side with the capabilities to conduct operations in Russia.

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