Turkish intelligence warns of new terror attacks
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey's National Intelligence Organization (MIT) has warned of the threat of new terrorist attacks, the Turkish newspaper 'Haber7' said March 2.
Two members of the terrorist group 'Islamic State' (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) crossed into Turkey under the guise of Syrian refugees March 1, according to MIT.
It is also assumed that the attacks are planned in the south-eastern provinces of Turkey, according to the newspaper.
A terror attack was carried out in Ankara Feb. 17 near the buildings of the Turkish parliament, the general staff and a military dorm in the city.
The explosion killed 28 and injured 61. Reports suggest that a car bomb was detonated.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the Syrian wing of the terrorist organization Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) - Syrian Kurdish Peoples Protection Units (YPG) stood behind the terrorist attack in Ankara.
Earlier, MIT warned the country of the possibility of new terrorist attacks, according to the Haber 7 newspaper's reports citing a source in the intelligence agency.
Some members of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and PKK militant groups were preparing terrorist attacks in Turkey's international airports, according to MIT.
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