Almost 300 ISIS militants detained in Turkey

Almost 300 ISIS militants detained in Turkey

Turkey's security officials say police have detained 283 suspected ISIS militants in the past 11 days.

A security directorate statement also said police seized 66 improvised explosive devices during the anti-ISIS operations conducted in 25 provinces across Turkey.

The statement said that of the alleged ISIS militants caught, 96 are Turkish citizens while 187 others are foreign nationals. It didn't provide information on their nationalities, the AP reported.

ISIS has been blamed for several deadly attacks in Turkey that killed more than 300 people since 2015.


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