Russian police foil ‘terror attack’ on Moscow after making arrests in city

Russian police have arrested a group of people they said were planning a terror attack on Moscow, the country’s anti-terrorism committee said.

“After a series of investigations by the security services, a group of individuals was arrested in the west of Moscow suspected of planning a terrorist attack on the capital,” the committee was quoted by local media as saying on Sunday.

Investigators found about 4kg (9lbs) of homemade explosives in the suspects’ apartment, the official TASS news agency reported.