Explosives, suicide belts found on suspects at Syria border: Turkish army

Trucks cross the border between Syria and Turkey at Bab al-Salama on February 5, 2016Turkish security forces seized explosives and four suicide vests in the baggage of a group of suspects stopped at the border with Syria, the Turkish army said on Wednesday. “Between 12 and 15 kilos of explosives and four belts that could be used for suicide attacks were found in two bags,” the army said in a statement. A group of 34 people — four men, 10 women and 20 children — were stopped in Turkey’s southeastern border town of Karkamis, the statement said.

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