World Bulletin / News Desk
Counter-terrorism squads carried out simultaneous raids in 14 addresses in nine districts to apprehend 11 wanted suspects who were allegedly plotting terror attacks, said the source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.
During the raids, police apprehended eight of the suspects. The operation remains ongoing to nab the remaining three.
Security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to rid Turkey of ISIL terrorists.
More than 300 people have lost their lives in ISIL-claimed attacks in Turkey, where the terror group has targeted civilians in a suicide bomb, rocket, and gun attacks.
Suspects were trying to illegally cross into Greece from NW Turkey
Business world will continue to support Turkey's economy, according to statements by leading figures
Former presidential candidate of main opposition party Muharrem Ince denies receiving threas
Russian leader confirms readiness to continue bilateral dialogue and joint regional and international work with Turkey
Security forces carry out 2,945 counter-terror raids across Turkey from June 18-25, says Interior Ministry
President addresses nation from balcony of AK Party headquarters in capital Ankara following his election success
Binali Yildirim emphasizes on 'stronger democracy' in his speech at AK Party headquarters
Unofficial results show Erdogan won presidential election
AK Party supporters in capital Ankara, other Turkish provinces, and Belgium ecstatic over Erdogan's election success
Turkish party leaders, including MHP chief Devlet Bahceli, congratulate President Erdogan over election success
Security of not only AK Party votes but votes for all political parties are ‘our honor,’ says AK Party spokesman Mahir Unal
Presenting themselves as OSCE observers of Turkish elections, 20 foreigners, their guides found to praise terrorist PKK
Many world leaders have reportedly congratulated President Erdoğan for his success in the elections.
Turkeys MHP Chairman Devlet Bahçeli congratulated President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after the election results.
Delegation head says no obstacles faced during observation