Nearly 700 liters (185 gallons) of bootleg alcohol were seized in western Turkey on Tuesday, according to a security source.

In Canakkale, teams of provincial gendarmerie command conducted operations in addresses previously set in Ezine district, said a security source on condition of anonymity.

The operation seized 688 liters of bootleg alcohol in bottles bearing various brands, the source added.

Two suspects, identified by initials I. G. and M. U., were arrested in the operation.

* Writing by Sena Guler

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