Chechens wanted to join ISIS in Syria, arrested in Turkey

Source : 112 Ukraine

Four people were detained and appeared before the court
21:26, 7 January 2017


In Turkey, law enforcers detained a group of Chechens who were trying to join the terrorist organization "Islamic State" in Syria, reports Anadolu.

According to the report, detention took place in the city of Tartus of the Turkish province Mersin.

Employees of the local police department on combating terrorism have received information that four foreigners are willing to go out of town to the border with Syria, Hatay province, from where they planned to move on to Syrian territory.

As a result of the operation, were detained Mansur Hatty, Ahmed Rafia, Fuat Alanmar and Hussein Amad.

"Police found their fake temporary identity cards, which are issued by the Turkish authorities to Syrian refugees", the report says.

The suspects have already appeared before the court, which adopted a decision on their arrest.

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