By: JewishNewsOne

Chief mufti Ildus Faizov was wounded in the leg after an explosive device ripped through his car in central Kazan. Both him and his deputy had been vocal critics of radical groups that advocate a strict and puritan version of Islam, known as Salafism. The intelligence agency also said that the two men had been plotting a “major terrorist attack” in Kazan during the big Muslim holiday of Eid.

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