Turkish police kill five in raid on Islamic State cell in Konya


On Wednesday in a raid on a house in the city of Konya Turkish police killed five Islamic State militants and four police were somewhat injured.

Special forces police propelled the operation at the house in the Meram area of Konya, in central Turkey, at 5:15 am (0215 GMT) since they trusted the militant cell was planning an assault, the office said.

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Police closed the zone and moving toward vehicles were looked after the clash, which happened amid raids directed by the police on 10 distinct locations in Konya, it said.

Five Kalashnikov rifles and a gun were seized amid the attack on the house, it included.

Islamic State militants have in the past carried out weapon and bomb assaults in Turkey.

As of late, a huge number of foreign warriors had joined the jihadist amass in their self-broadcasted caliphate in Syria and Iraq, many going through Turkey.

Ankara has kept more than 5,000 Islamic State suspects and extradited exactly 3,290 foreign militants from 95 different nations as of late, as per Turkish authorities.