Turkey detains 14 suspected Daesh militants in raids

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News ID: 24768
Publish Date: 14:15 - 22 June 2018
TEHRAN, June 22 - Turkey's state-run news agency said police have rounded up 14 suspected Daesh militants in simultaneous raids in the capital, Ankara.

Turkey detains 14 suspected Daesh militants in raidsTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Anadolu Agency says Friday the suspects were allegedly preparing to carry out attacks ahead of Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday.

The report says all of the suspects are foreign nationals, but does not provide details. They are being questioned by anti-terrorism police, AP reported.

Turkey has suffered a series of deadly attacks blamed on Daesh militants, including a New Year's attack at an Istanbul nightclub in the early hours of 2017 that killed 39 people.

Source: AP

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