Turkish police detain 26 ISIL suspects in Istanbul

Counterterrorism police target 14 addresses across 9 Istanbul districts

Turkish police detain 26 ISIL suspects in Istanbul

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 26 people, including 17 foreign nationals, have been arrested for suspected links to the ISIL terrorist network, Turkish police said on Thursday.

Teams from Istanbul police’s counterterrorism branch carried out an operation against people reportedly linked to ISIL and who had been in Syria. 

The operation, backed by Turkish special forces, targeted 14 addresses in nine Istanbul districts.

Over 319 people have lost their lives in ISIL attacks in Turkey, where the terror organization has targeted civilians in suicide bomb, rocket and gun attacks.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Temmuz 2017, 12:44
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