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Turkish Authorities Arrest 16 Iraqis over Alleged Ties with ISIS

Turkish Authorities Arrest 16 Iraqis over Alleged Ties with ISIS

Thursday, 17 September, 2020 - 11:45
Turkish police walk in front of the Metropolitan Municipality headquarters in Diyarbakir, Turkey, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish police arrested 16 Iraqis who are allegedly linked to ISIS terror group.


Anti-terror police in coordination with the national intelligence service carried out the operation in the capital Ankara, Anadolu Agency reported.


The police are still searching for three remaining suspects.


ISIS attacked Turkey multiple times killing and injuring hundreds of people.


The last major ISIS attack in Turkey took place in 2017 when a gunman shot and killed 39 people and wounded 79 others in the Ortakoy neighborhood of Istanbul.


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