Turkish security forces conduct operation against terrorists
MARDİN - Anadolu Agency
The National Intelligence Organization (MİT), Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) and the gendarmerie used mutual technical and psychical surveillance to detect the terrorists who tried to infiltrate Turkey from Syria, said a statement by southeastern Mardin province’s governorate.
Upon action of local security forces, the terrorists left materials behind and escaped, it added.
Fifteen kilograms (33 pounds) of plastic explosives, 9,200 Syrian pounds ($18), four SIM cards, nine batteries, three improvised explosion ignition switches, and six electronic detonators were found among other materials.
Counter-terrorism operations in the region to provide peace and security are ongoing, the statement added.