10 suspected IS members captured near Syrian border: Turkish military

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Ankara, March 23: Turkey captured 10 suspected Islamic State (IS) terrorists, including a suicide bomber, near the Syrian border on Tuesday, the Turkish Armed Forces announced.

The IS militants who were allegedly trying to illegally cross into Turkey were captured in Gaziantep province at the Syrian frontier, the military said, adding the suicide bomber reportedly had a bomb setup on him ready to explode, Xinhua reported.

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Earlier on Saturday, a powerful explosion hit central Istanbul killing five people and injuring 36 others. This is the fourth major blasts in Turkey since last October, after deadly bombings in the capital Ankara and Istanbul.

IANS

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