Turkish security forces arrest 14 IS operatives in Ankara

Fourteen people were arrested in Turkey’s capital Friday for suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) terror group, said a security source.

According to the Anadolu Agency (AA), the security source said that counterterrorism squads carried out simultaneous raids at several addresses and apprehended the suspects, who were allegedly plotting a terror attack ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections Sunday.

All of the suspects were foreign nationals, the source added.

More than 300 people have lost their lives in IS-claimed attacks in Turkey so far, where the terror organization has targeted civilians in suicide bomb, rocket and gun attacks.

Turkish security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to thwart IS attacks.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

Turkish security forces arrest 14 IS operatives in Ankara

Fourteen people were arrested in Turkey’s capital Friday for suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) terror group, said a security source.

According to the Anadolu Agency (AA), the security source said that counterterrorism squads carried out simultaneous raids at several addresses and apprehended the suspects, who were allegedly plotting a terror attack ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections Sunday.

All of the suspects were foreign nationals, the source added.

More than 300 people have lost their lives in IS-claimed attacks in Turkey so far, where the terror organization has targeted civilians in suicide bomb, rocket and gun attacks.

Turkish security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to thwart IS attacks.

Source: Kuwait News Agency