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Turkey arrests 18 terrorists in northern Syria

Turkey arrests 18 terrorists in northern Syria

13 Daesh/ISIS, 5 YPG/PKK terrorists arrested in operations carried out in Syria’s Al-Bab, Jarablus.
04.12.2022 - 15:32

At least 18 YPG/PKK and Daesh/ISIS terrorists were arrested by Turkish security forces in northern Syria.

The Turkish Interior Ministry said on Sunday made the announcement.

Terrorists plotting an attack arrested

During an operation on Saturday in Al-Bab and Jarablus, security forces nabbed 13 Daesh/ISIS members, including a senior operative of the terror group.

Separately, five YPG/PKK terrorists, who were sent to Jarablus for plotting a terror attack, were also arrested by security forces.

Guns and explosives seized

During the search at addresses, Kalashnikov rifles, pistols, 253 cartridges, and 10 kg hand-made explosives were seized.

In 2013, Turkey became one of the first countries to declare Daesh/ISIS a terrorist group.