Turkey detains 20 suspected Daesh members, including 15 foreigners

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Turkish police have detained 20 people, including 15 foreign nationals, on suspicion of links to Daesh (ISIS) during raids in Istanbul, tightening security ahead of the anniversary of a nightclub attack in which dozens were killed, The Daily Star reports.

The raids by the anti-terrorist branch of the Istanbul police took place on Saturday and targeted four locations across the city, the police said in a statement on Sunday. They did not give the nationalities of the foreign suspects.

The state-run Anadolu news agency said the suspects were believed to have been planning an attack during New Year's Eve celebrations in the city.