Around 90 suspects detained in Turkey during anti-terrorist operations
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 3
The Turkish police detained 87 suspects during operations against the terrorist organization Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP-C), carried out in a number of provinces in the country, the Turkish TV channel Haber7 reported April 3.
Over the last few days several terrorist attacks have been committed in Istanbul, and the police launched an anti-terrorist operation in the city on April 2.
During the operation, those suspected of having ties with the leftist group DHKP-C, whose members committed an armed attack on the Palace of Justice in Istanbul, as well as a police station, have been arrested, according to the channel.
This organization is responsible for terrorist acts committed in May 2013 in the town of Reyhanli in the Turkish province of Hatay, which killed 46 and injured 155 people.
Members of this group also committed a terrorist attack on the US Embassy in Ankara, which killed a security guard of the embassy and injured one more person.
Edited by CN