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Turkey detains 24 IS-linked suspects

IANS  |  Ankara 

have detained 24 suspects as part of an investigation into the Islamic State (IS) international financial activity.

Citing Anadolu News Agency, reported that police units conducted simultaneous operations against the group in 11 provinces across the country, after the prosecutor's office of province issued detention warrants.

The suspects, detained on Monday, allegedly transferred money to IS group in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and

Police also seized nearly 1.3 million Turkish lira ($240,000), as well as dollars, euros, and Syrian currency.

has suffered several bloody attacks blamed on IS militants since 2015, which killed more than 300 civilians and injured hundreds of others.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 07:14 IST
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