Prime suspect of Reyhanlı bombings crossed Turkish-Syrian border 400 times
HATAY – Hürriyet
People stand around a damaged building as officers work in debris at Reyhanli in Hatay. DHA photoThe suspect wanted in relation to the Reyhanlı bombings, identified only as N.E., crossed the Turkish-Syrian border 400 times in one year, according to a report in daily Hürriyet.
N.E. entered Turkey through the Yayladağı Border Gate in Hatay, having been in Latakia, along with another suspect, identified as D.Ö.
Other suspects confirmed that N.E.’s crossings had been officially recorded, crossing that had noticeably increased in April.
Thousands of Syrian nationals entered Turkey without being officially registered since the spring of 2011, when the civil war erupted in their country. These numbers even include spies from the Syrian intelligence agency, al-Mukhabarat, the report also claimed.