Reports: Turkish police detained about 60 people suspected of being IS members

13 января, 2016 11:01

Dushanbe, 13.01.2016. (NIAT “Khovar”). — Police in Turkey have detained 59 people suspected of being Islamic State militants, following suicide bomb attack in Istanbul.

Twenty-two properties were raided across the southeast provinces of Sanliurfa, Adana and Gazientep on Tuesday.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it was carried out “by a suicide bomber of Syrian origin”, while Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the man belonged to IS.

Officials said he was a Syrian born in 1988.

No group has claimed responsibility for the bomb, which killed 10 people — most of them German tourists — in Sultanahmet Square earlier in the day.

13 января, 2016 11:01

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