Foreign nationals detained in Turkey over ISIS links

Foreign nationals detained in Turkey over ISIS links

Turkish security forces detained ten foreign nationals over links to the ISIS terrorist organization in Turkey's Izmir province.

The Counterterrorism Branch of the Izmir Security Directorate conducted simultaneous operations in the city center, as well as Bergama and Torbalı districts in the morning.

Suspects, nine of whom were identified as Syrian nationals with another being Georgian, were detained for having contacts with ISIS terrorists in Syria, Daily Sabah reported.

Police also seized an unlicensed gun, a rag bearing the terror group's symbols, documents, digital materials and a fair amount of cash in raids to the properties belonging to the suspects.

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