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Turkish police detain at least 100 Islamic State suspects
Turkish police have detained at least 100 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group, Turkey's official news agency said Friday.

 

Istanbul police conducted simultaneous operations at multiple districts to detain 82 foreigners, Anadolu Agency reported. The suspects
had allegedly been active in conflict zones with ISIS and planned on going to Syria.

 

Separately, Anadolu said 11 Syrian nationals were detained in the southern province of Adana for alleged links to ISIS. Seven others, whose nationalities weren't revealed, were detained in western Izmir province. The nationalities of the 82 foreigners detained in Istanbul also weren't disclosed.

 

The operations are part of Turkey's ramped up effort to clamp down on IS. Police detained more than 170 IS suspects in a sweep in the capital, Ankara, on Thursday.