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Turkey detains IS members planning attack near embassies

16 September 2016 12:14 (UTC+04:00)
Turkey detains IS members planning attack near embassies

By Trend

Four members of the “Islamic State” (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group have been detained in Turkey, Milliyet newspaper reported on September 16.

Reportedly, the detainees were planning to commit terrorist attacks near foreign diplomatic missions in the country.

The testimony of the detainees revealed that the IS was planning terrorist attacks near German and UK embassies Sept.17.

It was earlier reported that the UK embassy in Ankara will be closed Sept.16 for security reasons.

Previously, Germany closed its diplomatic missions in Turkey.

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