Turkey detains over 1,000 in militant crackdown, including 50-60 foreigners

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 27, 2015 12:23 PM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has detained 1,050 people in a crackdown on militant groups including Islamic State, the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and ultra-leftist DHKP-C in recent days, 50-60 of them foreigners, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday.

Davutoglu made the comments in an interview broadcast live on Turkey's ATV television.

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(Reporting by Asli Kandemir; Writing by Nick Tattersall)