Turkish police detains 29 Islamic State militants in Istanbul raids, says state-run news agency

Ankara: Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish police have detained 29 suspected Islamic State group militants in raids in Istanbul.

Anadolu Agency says 22 of the militants detained on Friday are foreign nationals. It didn't provide details on their nationalities.

The report says they were caught in raids at 20 different locations around Istanbul.

Anadolu says the suspects are believed to have fought with Islamic State in Syria and were making plans to return to the conflict-torn country.


Published Date: Jul 07, 2017 03:02 pm | Updated Date: Jul 07, 2017 03:02 pm


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