Two IS militants detained in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 28
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Two militants of the IS terrorist group (ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) were detained in the Turkish province of Gaziantep on the border with Syria, the Turkish Anadolu news agency reported March 28.
The militants crossed into Turkey through the underground tunnels, according to the agency.
The detainees are neither Turkish nor Syrian citizens, the agency reported.
Earlier, ten members of the IS terrorist group were detained in Turkey
Also earlier, Haberturk newspaper reported citing the Turkish intelligence service that the IS terrorist group plans to commit terrorist attacks against Israeli and Russian citizens in Turkey.
These plans were revealed following the arrest of the IS members in Turkey's Gaziantep province.
Turkey has faced deadly terrorist attacks in recent weeks.
On March 13, a car bomb attack in Ankara left 37 people dead. Istanbul was also targeted by a suicide attack on March 19, leaving five people dead. Turkish authorities have accused Daesh, the PKK and the PYD terrorist groups for the attacks.
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