Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 6
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Twenty-six foreigners, who are members of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, were detained in Istanbul as a result of a special operation, the Istanbul police said Dec. 6.
Counterfeit documents, passports and firearms were seized within the operation.
Previously, on Dec. 1, sixty-two foreigners, who are members of the IS terrorist group, were detained in Istanbul as a result of a special operation.
The Istanbul police said that 117 operations were conducted in Istanbul against the IS members from August 2016 to August 2017, as a result of which over 1,000 people were detained.
It was also reported that 940 people were deported from Turkey as part of the fight against the IS during the reporting period.
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