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Islamic State supporters arrested in Istanbul on suspicion of preparing terror attack

Islamic State supporters arrested in Istanbul on suspicion of preparing terror attack

Two supporters of the terrorist organization Islamic State have been arrested in Istanbul on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack, Ihlas news agency reports.

The Turkish security forces conducted operations in Istanbul’s Pendik district to arrest Tajik citizen A. Fashcheljo, 37, and Kyrgyz citizen S. Zulfiya, 41.

During the search operation, gendarmerie uniforms, police vests, means of communication, and other tools related to the preparation of a terror attack were found in their apartment basement and seized.

The Tajik citizen was arrested, while his accomplice was deported from Turkey.