Ten Daesh-linked suspects arrested in Turkey

Ten Daesh-linked suspects arrested in Turkey

Syrian, Iraqi nationals among those held by police

News Service AA

At least 10 foreigners were arrested in Turkey's eastern Elazig province on Wednesday over suspected links to the Daesh terrorist organization, according to the local police.

According to a statement issued by the police department, the suspects were arrested during an anti-terror operation conducted in coordination with the governor's office.

Among the suspects were seven Iraqi and three Syrian nationals.

Turkish security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to thwart Daesh attacks.

More than 300 people have lost their lives in Daesh-claimed attacks in Turkey, where the terror organization has targeted civilians in suicide bomb, rocket and gun attacks.


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