Turkey seizes 13 DAESH suspects in Syrian border province

Turkish security forces seize 13 DAESH suspects in southern Kilis province bordering Syria

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Turkish security forces seized 13 DAESH suspects trying to illegally enter the country from Syria

Turkish military said in a statement on Friday that thirteen DAESH suspects were seized in the southern province of Kilis bordering Syria.

The suspects were allegedly trying to cross into Turkey from Syria in an illegal way.

Turkey has witnessed several terror attacks linked to DAESH in the country.

The latest attack came on Jan. 12 when a DAESH suicide bombing killed 10 civilians and injured 15 others in the Fatih district of Istanbul.

Moreover, in October 2015, 103 people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in capital Ankara while in another attack 34 people were killed in a blast in the Suruc district of Turkey's southeastern province of Sanliurfa, which borders Syria, on July 20, 2015.

Security forces have been conducting comprehensive terror operations to capture DAESH terrorists within the country.

Turkish security forces reportedly detained 73 DAESH suspects during anti terror operations against the group within the first eleven days of 2016.

TRTWorld, AA