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At least 13 Islamic State suspects detained in Turkey

At least 13 Islamic State suspects detained in Turkey

April 22, 2019 » Today News » /


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 Affected Countries: turkey;

Counter-terrorism operations across Turkey saw the arrest of 13 people for their suspected links to the ISIL, police sources said on April 19.

The security forces conducted anti-terror operations across five cities to arrest the suspects, who were reportedly operating on behalf of ISIL said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

In an operation based in the Aegean Izmir province, police detained12 ISIL suspects in Isparta and Bolu provinces.

The suspects were reportedly operating for the group in Syria and Iraq.

Separately, one suspect- who was sought by police over the ISIL link- was detained in the Aegean Bursa province.

Meanwhile, an ISIL suspect surrendered to Turkish security forces at the Öncüpınar border gate in the southeastern Kilis province.

Source: Hurriyet Daily News