Thursday, November 22, 2007

Azerbaijan arrests last member of radical Wahhabi group plotting attack on US embassy

from Azeri-Press Agency (Azerbaijan)

Bakhtiyar Orujov admitted attacking Lukoil filling station, plotting a terror attack on the US embassy in Azerbaijan, stealing ammunition from the military unit to release their “religious brothers”, who planned to commit terrorist actions in our country, but were neutralized by National Security Ministry and are now held in Gobustan jail of Justice Ministry’s Penitentiary Service. All the members of the 11-men armed group, accused of committing grave crimes were neutralized ... On October 27, secret agents carried out an operation in suburban Baku when several members were arrested and another who put up armed resistance was killed. On October 30, Bakhtiyar Orujov along with fellow members Kamran Asadov and Farid Jabbarov robbed a Lukoil filling station in Baku and fired at employees. They were later arrested on November 9 with Vugar Aliyev and Elshan Mammadov.

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