World Bulletin / News Desk
Among the detainees were foreigners and senior members of the group. Of them, 91 have been remanded in custody awaiting trial.
The security forces have also foiled many suicide attacks planned by the terrorists, and arms and ammunitions were also seized during the operations.
Police, gendarmerie forces and border troops conducted detentions in various cities including Istanbul, Ankara, Samsun, Canakkale, Hatay, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Adana, Aydin, Sakarya and Kayseri.
More than 300 people have lost their lives in ISIL-claimed brutal attacks in Turkey, where the terror organization has targeted civilians in suicide bomb, rocket and gun attacks.
Turkish security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to thwart ISIL attacks.
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