Turkey takes approximately four-hundred-suspects

Turkey takes approximately four-hundred-suspects

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During raids in six different provinces, the Turkish police Sunday about four hundred people arrested who are suspected of membership of Islamic State (IS).

State media write that it is the biggest operation against the terror group in Turkish territory ever.

The arrested suspects would be mainly foreigners. At least sixty of them were arrested in the capital Ankara. About one hundred and fifty others were arrested in the province of Sanliurfa, close to the border with Syria.

In addition to the arrests of Sunday sitting in Turkey there are still at least 780 people on suspicion of links with the IS, including 350 foreigners, report to the Turkish authorities.

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