Turkey searching for 5 IS militants, including Russian national
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 1
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Five militants of the "Islamic State" (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group, including a Russian citizen Isa Tupolev, have been listed as wanted in Turkey, reports the Haberturk newspaper.
Five IS militants are preparing terrorist attacks in Turkey's large cities, the newspaper reported Apr. 1 citing sources in the country's intelligence service.
Reportedly, Syrian and Turkish nationals are also among those militants.
It was earlier reported that the "Islamic State" terrorist group plans terrorist attacks on Israeli and Russian citizens in Turkey. The plans were revealed after the arrest of 10 IS members in Turkey's Gaziantep province.
Turkey has suffered deadly terrorist attacks in recent weeks.
A car bomb attack in Ankara on March 13 killed 36. Istanbul was also targeted by a suicide attack on March 19 leaving four people dead.
Turkish authorities have accused the IS, PKK and PYD terrorist groups of committing the attacks.
Edited by EA
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