Over 20 IS members detained in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 2
By Orkhan Quluzade – Trend:
Some 24 members of the “Islamic State” (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist organization were detained during a special operation conducted by the police in the Turkish south-eastern Gaziantep province, the Turkish Anadolu agency reported Sept. 2.
According to the message, the detainees are Turkish citizens.
The Turkish police periodically conduct operations in the country against the IS.
Earlier, the Turkish media reported that IS militants use the Turkish Gaziantep province on the border with Syria as a stronghold.
The country’s media also reported that the IS-related educational facilities operate in Turkey.
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