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BIG: Turkey Seizes Sarin from Al-Qaeda Suspects

Major reports by two Turkish daily newspapers detail the arrest of twelve suspects linked to the Reyhanlı bombings on May 11 in which 51 people were killed and 140 injured. The 12 suspected Al-Qaeda members were arrested in Adana, southern Turkey and anti-terrorist police seized among other items, 2 pounds of the sarin nerve agent.

Zaman reports that the dawn raid took place on Monday, 27 May following intelligence gathered on the cell.

Additionally, today, Radikal reported that of the 12 arrested suspects of Jabhat al-Nusra, 5 were released.


Added: May-30-2013 Occurred On: May-30-2013
By: flashpointreport
Tags: syria, chemical weapons
Location: Adana, Adıyaman, Turkey (load item map)
Marked as: repost
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