OSMANIYE, Turkey

Turkey has arrested two Syrian nationals over suspected links to the Daesh/ISIS terrorist organization, security sources said Tuesday.

The arrests were made in Turkey’s southern Osmaniye province as part of an operation against the terror group, said the sources on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the press.

During the operation, security forces seized digital materials at the suspects’ address.

Turkey was one of the first countries to recognize Daesh/ISIS as a terror group in 2013.

The country has since been attacked by Daesh/ISIS terrorists numerous times, including in 10 suicide bombings, seven bombings and four armed attacks which killed 315 people and injured hundreds.

In response, Turkey launched military and police operations at home and abroad to prevent further terror attacks.

*Writing by Seda Sevencan in Ankara

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