In Turkey, local security officials detained a Russian citizen Renat Bakiyev, who intended to shoot down an American airplane deployed at the Incirlik Air Force Base, using a drone, the channel Haberturk informed with reference to the statement of the police and security services.
Reportedly, the detention was conducted by the antiterrorist police department of the city of Adana. Allegedly, Renat Bakiyev is connected with the Islamic State, as his correspondence with members of this terrorist organization was found in social networks.
According to the information available, the police watched Bakiyev for a long time. He repeatedly carried out reconnaissance near the base of Incirlik, where American planes are located.