1,388 counter-terrorism raids across Turkey brought to light 21 terrorists
May 22, 2018 | Brainwave Science
Between the 14th and the 21st of May 2018, 1,388 counter-terrorism operations and 2,516 anti-drug and -contraband operations were carried out by the Turkish Armed Forces with the assistance of land and air forces. According to the Minister of Interior, a total of 21 terrorists were “neutralized” during the raids. 11 of the terrorists were killed, 8 were captured, and 2 surrendered to authorities, the Minister stated. During the operations, 190 people were arrested for allegedly aiding and abetting the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) terrorist group and 35 others for their suspected links to the Daesh terrorist group. 527 people were arrested for suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETÖ). Security forces also destroyed 6 shelters, including several caves and 7 improvised explosives in the eastern provinces of Sirnak, Batman, Mardin, and Diyarbakir. Additionally, there were seized 326 kilograms (718 pounds) of explosives materials, 63 hand grenades, 17 assorted weapons and 1,100 rounds of various ammunition. The raids brought also to justice 768 suspects for crimes related to terrorism and 75 for organized migrant trafficking crimes were detained and more than 4,560 people were held for undocumented migration. On the anti-drug and -contraband operations 3,216 suspects were captured according to the Interior Minister of Turkey. The raids led to the seizure of 1,684 kg (3712 Ibs.) marijuana, 328 kg (723 lbs.) of heroin, some 37,433 pills or other forms of other illegal drugs, and nearly 63 tons (16,642 gallons) of smuggled oil. Parallel to these operations the Turkish Police’s Cybercrime division examined 803 social media accounts and launched legal proceedings against 413 suspects. Unfortunately, many more raids will have to be conducted to allow Turkey to get safer.
FETÖ is widely believed to have orchestrated the deadly coup attempt on July 15, 2016 which left at least 250 people dead and many more injured. PKK has been responsible for the death of some 40,000 people since the mid-1980s. ISIL has been responsible for the death of more than 300 people since 2015 in Daesh-claimed attacks in Turkey. This count includes the country’s deadliest terrorist attack, which killed 102 people and wounded 400 others in a twin suicide bombing at a peace rally in Ankara on Oct. 10, 2015. In recent years, the Turkish National Police has made nearly 20 percent of the global heroin seizures. Over the past decade, Turkey’s consistent cooperation with European counterparts led to the dismantling of numerous heroin networks along the Balkan route. Nevertheless, criminals are continuously adjusting and managing to find new routes and new people to join traffic. How can Turkish Armed Forces and Turkish National Police, take an advantage of the detentions accomplished during the raid, to gather intelligence on PKK, FETÖ, and ISIL, as well as on the drug cells as fast as they can?
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