ANKARA 

A terrorist wanted with a red notice was among a dozen people arrested while trying to enter Turkey, said the National Defense Ministry on Sunday.

The group was held by Turkish security forces in the southern Hatay province, which borders Syria, while trying to cross into Turkey illegally.

“One of the arrested people was a member of a radical terrorist organization sought at the international level with a red notice,” the National Defense Ministry said on Twitter.

The ministry did not specify which terror group the arrestee allegedly belongs to.

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