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Turkey:30 arrested in further raids

Turkey:30 arrested in further raids
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By Euronews with Reuters
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Police officers have carried out night-time raids in the central Turkish city of Konya. The security forces are looking for suspected ISIL militants

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Police officers have carried out night-time raids in the central Turkish city of Konya.

The security forces are looking for suspected ISIL militants.

Turkey: Around 30 suspected Islamic State terrorists arrested in Konya https://t.co/7II94LqaZ2

— ESISC (@EsiscTeam) 27 Octobre 2015

Officers say at least 30 people were detained.

35 held as anti-terror squads storm suspected #ISIL bases
https://t.co/6AXdqSbYEm
#Turkey#Istanbul#Konyapic.twitter.com/u0Fvgxxdai

— Yeni Şafak English (@yenisafakEN) 27 Octobre 2015

The sweep comes a day after a series of police raids were launched on more than a dozen houses in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir.

Police raid ISIL cells in Diyarbakır, opposition says belated move https://t.co/iCLVKtgeUKpic.twitter.com/9yQRbt8a3s

— Today's Zaman (@todayszamancom) 26 Octobre 2015

Seven suspected militants were killed and 12 arrested.

Action intensifies after Ankara and ahead of election

Anti-terrorism operations have been extended after a double suicide bombing in Ankara killed more than 100 people.

Turkey is also preparing for an election next weekend.

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