Six ISIL suspects detained in Turkey’s İzmir over planned May Day attacks
Turkish police early on April 30 detained six suspected militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the western coastal city of İzmir, Hurriyet Daily News reports. The suspects were allegedly planning an act of terror targeting the May 1 International Workers’ Day celebrations.
The police also seized many key ISIL documents during the simultaneous raids on the suspects’ addresses on April 30. Two of the suspects were of Syrian origin, according to police sources. Following their health check-ups, the suspects were sent to the police forces’ anti-terror branch for further interrogation.