Istanbul military catch 26 suspected IS members


Officers suspected those incarcerated had links to “people in dispute zones”, Hurriyet daily reported, though not observant in that countries.

Anti-terror officers in Istanbul incarcerated 26 suspected members of a Islamic State jihadist group, Turkish media reported on Thursday. Seventeen foreigners were among those detained, state-run Anadolu news group said, though giving sum of their nationalities. Police seized several electronic inclination and papers during a operation in 9 opposite Istanbul districts, a group said. Officers suspected those incarcerated had links to “people in dispute zones”, Hurriyet daily reported, though not observant in that countries.

Turkey has been strike by a array of attacks in a final 18 months blamed on IS and Kurdish militants. The final vital IS conflict was during New Year’s Eve celebrations during an chosen Istanbul nightclub where a gunman killed 39 people, many of them foreigners. There have been visit troops raids given opposite IS including one on Jul 12 in a executive Turkish range of Konya when troops killed 5 purported IS extremists. The Turkish limit with Syria was formerly a pivotal movement indicate for IS recruits and reserve before Turkey tightened confidence and launched a troops operation to transparent a jihadists from a limit final August.

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