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15 Daesh/ISIS suspects caught by Turkish security forces in 3 provinces, including Istanbul


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Published February 06,2024


In anti-terror operations towards Daesh/ISIS in three provinces centered in Istanbul, Turkish safety forces detained 15 suspects, and 10 had been later arrested, in response to an official assertion on Tuesday.

Coordinated efforts led by the Istanbul Security Directorate’s counterterrorism and intelligence branches and the National Intelligence Organization (MIT) aimed to seize 20 suspects linked to Deash/ISIS’ so-called Khorasan Province (ISKP) community in Türkiye, mentioned a police assertion.

Operations had been carried out at 23 addresses, together with one every within the provinces of Kocaeli and Yalova, and eight districts within the Istanbul metropolis.

It mentioned 12 suspects had been detained, together with three extra suspects, together with two from the continued operation and one associated to the Jan. 28 assault on Istanbul’s Santa Maria Church, during which one particular person was killed.

Out of the whole 15 suspects, 5 had been positioned underneath judicial management measures, whereas 10 had been arrested and remanded to correctional services, it added.

Tuesday’s operations comply with seventeen suspected members of the Daesh/ISIS terrorist group linked to the church assault apprehended final Saturday.

In 2013, Türkiye grew to become one of many first nations to declare Daesh/ISIS a terrorist group.

The nation has since been attacked by the phobia group a number of instances, with over 300 individuals killed and tons of extra injured in not less than 10 suicide bombings, seven bomb assaults, and 4 armed assaults. In response, Türkiye launched anti-terror operations at dwelling and overseas to forestall additional assaults.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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