Turkish authorities detained a native of Chechnya, who tried to illegally enter the country from Syria. About it reports RIA Novosti news Agency referring to the Agency statement by the Turkish General staff.
“While attempting illegal border crossings from Syria to Turkey in the area of PPC Inonly (Kilis province) on April 4, were arrested 18 people, including 10 men, four women and four children. Among the detainees was a native of Chechnya, who was carrying 1.5 kilograms of explosives, detonators and two grenades,” — said the Agency. Law enforcement officers believe that the native of the Chechen Republic planned to make Turkey a terrorist attack.
29 March, Ankara announced the successful completion of the operation “shield of the Euphrates”, in which the country’s armed forces took the border town of Jerablus on the Euphrates river, cleared of militants “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), a 100-kilometer section of the border, and then moved South to al-Baba.