Two IS members detained in Turkey

  25 September 2018    Read: 719
Two IS members detained in Turkey

Two members of the terrorist organization "Islamic State" (IS) have been detained in the Turkish province of Samsun, Turkish media reported Sept. 25.

The IS members have been detained during a special operation, the message says. The detainees are citizens of Syria and Iraq.

Documents and videos proving the detainees’ participation in illegal armed groups in Syria have been found during searches in their apartments.

Other details of the operation are not reported.

Thirty-three members of IS were detained in Istanbul in July.

Meanwhile, 51 members of IS were detained during a special operation carried out by Istanbul’s police in May.

Syrian citizen Riad Haji Osman, one of the IS executioners, was detained during a special operation in Turkey’s Adana Province on April 13.

Kifah Bashir Hussein, the so-called minister of health of IS, was detained in Sanliurfa on Jan. 24.

On Jan. 12, the Turkish police detained the so-called minister of agriculture of IS, Tarik Ahmet.

In December 2017, a 28-year-old terrorist nicknamed Mahmud, one of the IS executioners, was detained in Turkey’s Hatay Province on the border with Syria.


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