Turkey

Turkish authorities arrest 11 for suspected Daesh links

Two more suspects, however, remain at large, police say

19.02.2019
Turkish authorities arrest 11 for suspected Daesh links

KONYA, Turkey  

Turkish police arrested 11 suspected members of the Daesh terrorist group in central Konya province on Tuesday, according to police sources.

A local leader of the group and his wife were reportedly among those arrested.

The detained individuals have since been transferred to Turkey’s Anti-Terrorism Directorate.

Efforts by police to capture two more suspects who remain at large are reportedly still underway.

Reporting by Ahmet Akbiyik:Writing by Munira Abdelmenan Awel

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