World Bulletin / News Desk
In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said Turkish border guards rounded up 641 migrants trying to illegally enter Turkey from Syria.
It added that security forces held 123 more migrants attempting to illegally enter Turkey from Iran.
During the interception, 111 kilograms (244 pounds) of illegal drugs were also seized, according to the statement.
Another 135 migrants were held while trying to illegally enter Greece from Turkey, the statement added.