Turkish police detain 30 IS suspects in raid: report

Turkish special police forces gather to face the Islamic State jihadists in Diyarbakir, on October 26, 2015Turkish police detained around 30 Islamic State suspects in a dawn raid on Tuesday, a day after a deadly shootout with a group of the jihadists, local media reported. Turkey, gearing up for elections on Sunday, has launched a hunt for IS extremists after blaming the group for a massive twin bomb attack in the capital Ankara this month that killed 102 people. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed to press ahead with operations against all “terrorists” including Islamic the State and members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

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