ADIYAMAN, Turkey

Security forces in southeastern Turkey took two suspects into custody on Friday over alleged links to the Daesh/ISIS terrorist organization.

Local anti-terrorism police in Adiyaman province arrested the two Iraqi nationals in an operation.

A court issued a deportation verdict for the suspects, transferring them to a local migration office for processing.

In 2013, Turkey became one of the first countries to declare Daesh/ISIS a terror group.

It has since been attacked multiple times by Daesh/ISIS terrorists, with at least 10 suicide bombings, seven bomb attacks, and four armed attacks that have killed 315 people and injured hundreds more.

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

* Writing by Dilan Pamuk in Ankara

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