Seven suspected ISIL members caught in Turkey’s Gaziantep
GAZİANTEP – Doğan News Agency
DHA photoSeven suspected members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were caught on April 21 in two different districts of the southeastern province of Gaziantep, the local governor’s office has announced.
The office said in a statement that five Turkish suspects were caught while they were trying to enter the country illegally from Syria in the Karkamış district.
Legal proceedings have been taken against the suspects for being a member of terror organization and violating a military forbidden zone, according to the statement.
The statement also added that another two foreign members of ISIL were caught in the Oğuzeli district.
Gendarmerie forces detained the militants, identified by the initials W.W.H.H. and G.P.J.H., but the pair were later released by the court. The statement said the two militants would be deported.