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2 foreigners arrested at Istanbul's Ataturk airport

2 foreign nationals spotted by risk analysis teams Istanbul police department

  | 04.07.2016
2 foreigners arrested at Istanbul's Ataturk airport

Ankara

By Halil Demir and Melike Gallenkus

ISTANBUL

Two Daesh suspects were arrested at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport on Sunday following risk analysis and profile assessment reports.

The foreign nationals arrived from Ukraine late Sunday. One 25-year-old suspect, identified as K.V., possessed both Kyrgyz and Russian passports while the second suspect, F.M.I., 35, held a Ukrainian residence permit.

Checks also revealed they were carrying two passports and three Kyrgyzstan identity cards belonging to other people as well as military items.

Separately, Istanbul police department’s anti-terror branch conducted raids in various addresses in Istanbul, detaining two people.

On Tuesday, 45 people were killed in an attack at the airport which has been blamed on Daesh.


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