Ankara police arrest 101 ISIL suspects

Operation comes after arrest warrants issued for 245 terror suspects

Ankara police arrest 101 ISIL suspects

World Bulletin / News Desk

A total of 101 ISIL terror suspects were arrested in Ankara on Thursday, according to police sources.

Ankara Police Department's anti-terrorism branch launched an operation with the participation of 1,500 officers after arrest warrants were issued for 245 suspects by the capital's Public Prosecutor's Office.

Out of 245 suspects, a total of 101 suspects were arrested in simultaneous operations at 250 locations in Sincan, Etimesgut and Cubuk districts.

Turkish security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to thwart ISIL attacks.

Since August last year, Istanbul police have carried out over 100 operations and detained close to 1,000 suspects.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Kasım 2017, 10:54