4 Daesh suspects arrested in Istanbul

4 Daesh suspects arrested in Istanbul

Police arrested four Daesh suspects, including two women who were allegedly planning a terror attack in Istanbul, according to a police source, Anadolu Agency reported.

The suspects were held in the car park area of Forum Istanbul shopping mall in Bayrampasa district, which is located in the European part of the city, the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, said.

The operation to capture the suspects began at around 4.30 p.m. local time (1430GMT) at the car park, the source added.

One of the suspects had been shot in the leg during the operation and was taken to a hospital, the source added.

A bomb squad later carried out two controlled explosions of devices found from the suspects' car.


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