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IS executioner detained in Turkey


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 21

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

One of the known executioners of the 'Islamic State' group (IS), a 28-year-old terrorist nicknamed Mahmud, has been detained in Turkey's Hatay province, on the border with Syria, said the provincial police in a message Dec. 21.

It is noted that the intelligence services of Turkey and the provincial police received information that Mahmud illegally entered Turkey and intended to go to Greece.

According to the information, during the interrogation, Mahmud said that his wife and mother are also IS members.

Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed more than 500,000 lives.

Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. The "Islamic State" (IS), the YPG (Kurdish People's Protection Units) and the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) are the most active terrorist groups in Syria.

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