Turkish police detain high-ranking member of "Islamic State" organization

  02 February 2018    Read: 1756
Turkish police detain high-ranking member of "Islamic State" organization
Turkish police have detained Abdulbasit Abdulaziz Hammoud, the so-called minister of communications of the “Islamic State” (IS) terrorist group, in Turkey’s Kocaeli province.

Hammoud illegally entered Turkey from Syria, the Turkish police said in a message Feb. 2.

On Jan. 24, Turkish police detained Kefah Basher Hussein, the so-called healthcare minister of the IS terrorist group, in the south-eastern Turkish province of Sanliurfa.

This is while on Jan. 12, Turkish police detained Tarik Ahmet, the so-called agriculture minister of the IS, in Turkey’s Kayseri province.


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