Istanbul police detain over 50 IS members

Fri 25 May 2018 15:22 GMT | 19:22 Local Time

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Fifty-one members of the "Islamic State" (IS) terrorist organization were detained during a special operation carried out by Istanbul’s police, the Turkish media reported May 25.

Reportedly, operations were conducted in 16 districts of Istanbul to detain terrorists.

Among the detainees are foreigners whose citizenship has not been disclosed.

Syrian citizen Riad Haji Osman, one of the IS executioners, was detained during a special operation in Turkey’s Adana province on April 13. 

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