Kyrgyz arrest suspected terrorist

By Asker Sultanov

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyz State National Security Committee (GKNB) personnel September 2 in Bishkek detained a Kazakhstani national and suspected terrorist, the GKNB press office said in a September 7 statement.

The suspect is Shamo Mamedov, born in 1988. Mamedov was waiting in Kyrgyzstan for instructions to carry out an attack, the GKNB said.

Mamedov recruited Kyrgyz nationals and sent them to Syria to fight, the GKNB added. He is in custody for further investigation.

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