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According to the agency, Turkish counterterrorism units raided 13 homes simultaneously, and arrested 4 Syrians and 10 Iraqis on suspicion of belonging to “ISIS” in Samsun Province, in the north of the country.
In the operation, security forces confiscated digital devices and information storage units relating to the suspects.
The Turkish security authorities also arrested 5 suspects of their involvement in activities within the ranks of “ISIS”, two of them were arrested in the state of Kahramanmaraş, two others in Mersin, and one in Gaziantep, after obtaining information related to their involvement in activities within the ranks of ISIS.
In a statement, the Turkish gendarmerie command indicated that some of the suspects had participated in smuggling ISIS elements to Europe.