Turkey captures al-Qaeda member wanted by US
VAN - Anatolia News Agency
Photo shows Van police taking away three suspected al-Qaeda members arrested on April 2. AA photoTurkish police arrested a Kazakh man wanted by the United States for alleged links to the al-Qaeda terrorist network in the eastern province of Van today.
Anti-terror teams were conducting a routine ID-check in Van city center when they encountered Kazakh citizen R.K. and asked for his identification.
The ID-check revealed that an Interpol red bulletin had been issued for R.K. following a request by U.S. authorities on claims that he was linked to al-Qaeda.
R.K. was arrested by a court and sent to prison.