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Turkey arrests Daesh/ISIS terrorist sought by Interpol

Belgian citizen was trying to cross to Turkey from Syria

Izzet Mazi   | 07.11.2019
Turkey arrests Daesh/ISIS terrorist sought by Interpol

ANKARA

Turkish security forces arrested on Thursday a Daesh/ISIS terrorist sought by the Interpol's red notice, according to a security source.

The suspect, known only by the initials F.B., was arrested in Turkey's southeastern province of Kilis as he attempted to enter the country from Syria, said the source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

The terrorists, identified as a Belgian citizen of Moroccan origins, was remanded into custody.

Another Daesh suspect was arrested while trying to cross to Greece and remanded into custody.

*Writing by Burak Bir

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