Turkish security forces detain 34 IS suspects

Ankara, Dec 25 : Turkish security forces have detained at least 34 Islamic State (IS) suspects in two separate anti-terror operations in Van and Adana provinces, according to a state media report.

On Thursday, counter-terrorism police and the intelligence officers conducted an operation in the eastern Van province and detained 31 IS suspects with many organisation-related documents and digital materials, Xinhua news agency quoted the report as saying which cited anonymous security officials.

In a separate operation, the Turkish police in Adana province detained three IS suspects and the operation continues, the agency reported.

Turkey’s anti-terror teams have lately intensified their raids against the group members as part of their efforts to expose the activities of the IS terror group in the country.

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The IS has been blamed for a spate of deadly attacks in Turkey since 2015.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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