Thirteen ISIL suspects arrested in Turkey

TEHRAN, Dec. 22 (MNA) – At least 13 foreign nationals were arrested on Tuesday in an operation against the ISIL terrorist organization in Turkey's Adana province, local Turkish media reported.

Turkish Police launched an operation to nab suspects linked to ISIL in Syria who had crossed the Turkish border through illegal means, security sources told Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

The arrests came after prosecutors in Adana issued warrants for them.

Turkey has witnessed at least 10 ISIL suicide bombings, seven bomb attacks, and four armed attacks, killing 315 people and injuring hundreds. 

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