Today (6 April), the General Intelligence Agency of Mongolia has made a serious statement regarding a plot of terrorist activity by extremists in the country of 3.4 million.
The Intelligence arrested five extremists who suspected of planning a terrorist bomb and gun attack during future peaceful demonstrations in Mongolia’s capital city of Ulaanbaatar and plotting to assassinate some politicians and senior civil servants.
Materials found in the men’s possession “reinforces the impression that gives reason to suspect them of terrorist offences”, the GIA said in a statement.
A total of 12 guns and 861 rounds of ammunition used for civilian and military proposes and explosives were recovered during searches at their homes, cars and offices.
Photos released by the GIA showed weapons confiscated from the group including a semi-automatic rifle, explosive devices and bundles of dynamite.
Terrorism arrests in Mongolia are rare.