Istanbul: ‘Major’ terrorist attack thwarted

Istanbul police raided a suspected ISIS cell in Kağıthane district, located on the European side of the country. (File Photo: AFP)

Turkish police reported that it had arrested two suspected ISIS loyalists on Thursday who were planning on committing a “major attack” similar to the Istanbul restaurant attack that happened early New Years’ day.
Istanbul police raided a suspected ISIS cell in Kağıthane district, located on the European side of the country – arresting two men of Uzbek origins, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reported.
Police stated that the two men were planning on launching a “major attack” resembling the Reina restaurant attack that left 39 people dead and scores injured, which ISIS took credit for.
Source: Al arabiya

No comments

Powered by Blogger.