SBU reveals an attempt of transferring ISIL sympathizers to Europe
Kharkiv SBU Office revealed an attempt of transferring sympathizers of the Islamic State – international terrorist organization – from the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic in transit through Ukraine to the countries of Western Europe.
The organizer of the illegal transfer was a citizen of one of the neighboring countries who illegally stays in Ukraine and is suspected of his possible involvement in terrorist activity. In one of the apartments in Kharkiv the criminal under the cover of religious activity sheltered the IS sympathizers and intended to transfer them to Europe.
In the process of search the SBU officers found the organizer and two more persons for further illegal transfer in the apartment.
Urgent investigative actions are under way.
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