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Turkey detains 23 IS suspects along Syrian border

126 Days ago

Turkey

Ankara: Turkey has detained 23 suspected Islamic State (IS) militants as they were trying to enter Turkey through Syria, an official said here on Sunday. The suspects, whose nationalities were not disclosed, were captured on January 23 (Saturday) as they attempted to enter Elbeyli, a district in the southeastern province of Kilis, Xinhua news agency reported.

"The 23 suspects believed to be members of the Daesh terrorist group were caught," a statement released by the Turkish General Staff said on its website, with no further details.

Daesh is the Arabic acronym for IS, commonly used by Turkish officials to refer to IS. (IANS) (IANS)

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