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Georgian Interior Ministry Says Terrorist Attack Prevented

The Georgian Interior Ministry says a terrorist attack has been prevented in the capital, Tbilisi.

Ministry spokeswoman Nino Giorgobiani told journalists that two foreign nationals involved in the preparation of an attack in the capital were detained early on June 13.

Police reportedly discovered a large quantity of explosives as well as detonators, illegal guns, and fake identification documents in the two men's homes.

Giorgobiani said one of the detained suspects, Mikail Kadyev, was on Interpol's wanted list for a crime committed in 2012 in a European country.

She did not provide more details about that case.

The name of the second suspect was given as Rizvan Omarov.

The nationalities of the two men have not been made public.

Based on reporting by and Interfax

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