Over 1,460 historical artifacts seized in eastern Turkey
Suspect arrested in Van province
Turkish security forces on Tuesday seized historical artifacts in an anti-smuggling operation in Turkey’s eastern Van province, security sources said.
Acting on a tip-off, gendarmerie forces raided the residence of the suspect, who was looking for customers to sell the artifacts, according to the provincial governor’s office.
Some 1,219 coins and 249 other objects were seized in the raid.
The suspect was arrested and later released under judicial control.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.