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Turkish authorities arrest 36 people linked to Islamic State

Ankara, Apr 21 (Prensa Latina) Turkish authorities arrested 36 people for alleged links to the Islamic State in operations conducted in four provinces, Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya informed on Sunday.

The police detained the suspects for “actively participating in the actions of that group,” which Ankara considers terrorist, and for “financing and supplying the group,” Yerlikaya wrote on his X profile.

Several unlicensed shotguns and guns were also seized during the operation, the minister wrote on the same social platform. jg/iff/oda/ehl

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