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Group of 50 tried to break into Russian space agency on Sunday
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Group of 50 tried to break into Russian space agency on Sunday

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Moscow, Sep 8 : A group of almost 50 people tried to sneak into one of Russian space agency--Roscosmos’ facilities to break the equipment and fourteen people have been arrested, the company’s press service said on Sunday.

Sputnik reported that on Saturday, three people were arrested by the security service of the Central Research Institute of Machine Building (CIRIMB). During a preliminary investigation it was found that the perpetrators were planning to take photos on the roof and inside the restricted facility, and then post them on the internet.
"The [Police] investigation found that on the night from [September] 7 to 8 another attempt was planned by another group of almost 50 people to commit acts of vandalism toward the equipment and other illegal activities," the company said in its statement.

On Sunday morning, fourteen people were arrested, according to the company.
(UNI)