30 Extremists Killed in One Week in Turkey

Thirty extremist have been killed in the past one week in Turkish military operations. 35 more captured and five others surrendered themselves to the forces.

According to the Ministry of Interior, another 361 suspects have been detained for aiding and abetting extremists, 19 were remanded in custody, the ministry statement said.

Thirty-four people were detained for alleged ISIL extremist group links; 218 were arrested for Fetullah extremist Organization (FETO) suspected ties, out of whom 33 were remanded in custody.

During the operations, security forces also defused 49 improvised explosives devices, and seized 51 weapons and 129 hand grenades.

About 2,871 kilograms (6,329 pounds) of cannabis, 205 kilograms (452 pounds) of heroin, two million opiate drugs, 1.5 million smuggled cigarettes and 29 tons of fuel were also recovered.

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