Mon, 26 Oct 2020

ISTANBUL, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Turkish police on Tuesday continued operations to pursue the suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in the country.

Counter-terrorism units detained at least five suspects in the southern province of Adana who were believed to take part in the conflicts in Syria and conduct illegal activities on behalf of the group, the state-run Anadolu agency reported.

Operations were launched simultaneously with the backup of the special operation teams in five different addresses in Adana city, administrative seat of Adana Province, according to Anadolu.

Police are continuing to capture one more suspect who is at large, it said.

On Monday, 14 Iraqi nationals were detained in operations in the northern province of Samsun for their alleged links to the IS group.

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