8,500 police participate in Peace Operation in Ankara

Riot police, narcotic, traffic teams, special operations part of largest-ever such operation in Turkey

8,500 police participate in Peace Operation in Ankara

World Bulletin / News Desk

A large scale "Peace Operation" was carried out here Tuesday with more than 8,000 police officers, a security source told Anadolu Agency.

Riot police, narcotic and traffic teams were accompanied by special operations forces in the campaign that was the largest-ever of its kind in Turkey.

The operation aimed to maintain public safety ahead of the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha next week, according to the source who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media. 

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