4 ISIL suspects detained in Trabzon, Samsun
TRABZON / SAMSUN
In Trabzon, a so-called senior ISIL member and his wife were detained, provincial police department said in a statement.
The suspects, identified by initials A.G. and D.B.G., were involved in an assassination and terrorist activities in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region, added the statement.
In Samsun, the anti-terror teams of the police detained two Iraqi nationals as part of an operation against the ISIL.
Security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to clear ISIL militants from Turkey.
More than 300 people have lost their lives so far in ISIL-claimed attacks in Turkey, where the group has targeted civilians in suicide bombings and rocket and gun attacks.