The Armenian National Security Service task force combating terrorism (Alfa) and representtaives of the Armenian Police’s head department combating organized crime have reportedly “neutralized” a group of armed people in Yerevan that allegedly planned to carry out terrorist acts in the Armenian capital.
According to the report, the group of ten people was armed with modern weapons. ammunition and explosives and was planning large-scale terrorist acts in accress Armenia. Three of the alleged terrorists were female, seven were male, most of them foreign citizens.
The group illegally bought and stored the weapons in one of the houses in the capital’s Nork Marash district. The group was headed by RA citizen Arthur Vardanyan, who returned to Yerevan in 2015 after years abroad.