22 suspected Al Qaeda militants arrested in TurkeyMarch 30th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, March 30 (IANS/AKI) Twenty-two suspected Al Qaeda militants including the outfit’s head in Turkey, Serdar Elbasa alias Abu Zer, have been arrested in police raids in three provinces in the country.
The operation carried out by police in Aksaray, Ankara and Manisa provinces, led to the finding of documents belonging to the terrorist group and a few arms and ammunition, a media report said Monday.
The suspected head of Al Qaeda in Gaziantep province bordering Syria and a militant trained in Afghanistan were among those arrested.
Anti-terror police earlier this year arrested 140 Al Qaeda suspects in raids across Turkey.
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