Turkey arrests 9 IS suspects

ISTANBUL, Turkish security authorities have caught nine people in southern Adana province for alleged links to the so-called Islamic State (IS), a security source said.

The suspects faced charges of being IS members, recruiting new members and planning attacks, the source was quoted by Anadolu news agency as saying.

A Syrian was among the arrested suspects of the so-called Islamic State (IS) or Daesh, according to the source.

Turkish security forces have recently stepped up operations against IS militants nationwide.

Source: Kuwait News Agency