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Suspected Terrorist Supporters Arrested in Volgograd Region

AP/Sergei Konkov

FSB and police in Russia's Volgograd region have arrested three men who are suspected of financing terrorist activities in Syria. According to the authorities' statement, the three suspects are believed to be members of a terrorist group known as the October Jamaat. 

Investigators also said the men had a grenade launcher and improvised explosive devices in their apartment at the time of the raid. Computers, bank cards, and substances believed to be narcotics were also seized from the apartment. 

The three will be charged with "facilitating terrorist activity." 

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