ADANA, Turkey

Turkish anti-terror police teams arrested a French woman who was allegedly trying to join Daesh/ISIS terror group in southern Adana province, according to security sources on Tuesday.

Anissa L., 21, who reportedly flew from France to Istanbul and then arrived in Adana province by bus, was rounded up in an operation into a hotel.

The suspect allegedly aimed at illegally crossing the Turkish border from southern Hatay province to Syria for joining the terror group, the sources added.

In her testimony at the police department, the suspect said she had come to the province for touristic purposes.


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