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ECSO calls in terrorism task force
3 men found near Plant McIntosh with wire cutters, shovel, ski masks
Rustem Ibragimov

The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office has notified the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force after they were found with wire cutters, a shovel and ski masks near Georgia Power’s Plant McIntosh early Sunday morning.

Around 1 a.m., deputies were called to Plant McIntosh about three suspicious individuals in a Nissan Pathfinder. All three, two Russians and one a native of Kazakhstan, were arrested for possession of tools during a commission of a crime.

Arrested were Evgeniy Luzhetskiy, Nail Idiatullin and Rustem Ibragimov.