Turk­ish po­lice de­tain 74 sus­pected IS mem­bers

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PO­LICE in Turkey have de­tained 74 sus­pects who are al­leged mem­bers of the Is­lamic State group.

The coun­try’s of­fi­cial news agency, Anadolu, said yes­ter­day that anti-ter­ror po­lice con­ducted simul- taneous op­er­a­tions at 15 dif­fer­ent ad­dresses in Is­tan­bul.

The news agency said 73 of those de­tained were for­eign­ers and were handed over to rel­e­vant au­thor­i­ties to be de­ported. There was no in­for- ma­tion on their na­tion­al­i­ties.

The other sus­pect was ques­tioned.

IS has been blamed for sev­eral deadly at­tacks in Turkey, killing more than 300 peo­ple since 2015. be­ing

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