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Istanbul police detain over 10 IS members


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 26

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

This morning, an operation has been launched to detain members of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization, the Istanbul police said in a message Dec. 26.

According to the message, 12 people, including one woman, were detained during the operation.

Meanwhile, 62 foreigners, who are members of the IS terrorist group, were detained in Istanbul during the special operation on Dec. 1.

The Istanbul police said that 117 operations were conducted in Istanbul against the IS members from August 2016 to August 2017, as a result of which over 1,000 people were detained.

It was also reported that 940 people were deported from Turkey as part of the fight against the IS during the reporting period.

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