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30 Dec 2019 | 12:02 PM UTC

Turkey: Heightened security presence likely amid joint anti-terror operation in Ankara December 30

Turkey News Alert

Heightened security presence likely following government arrests 33 with suspected terror links in Ankara December 30; follow authority directives

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/30/2019, 1:00 AM until 1/6/2020, 12:59 AM (Turkey). COUNTRY/REGION Turkey


Police authorities announced on Monday, December 30, that at least 33 foreign nationals with suspected terror links have been arrested in Ankara ahead of New Year celebrations. The arrests were part of a larger anti-terrorism joint operation between police and the national intelligence agency. Sources state that police are still searching for additional suspects, which likely means that related operations will continue over the coming several days. A heightened security presence is to be expected over the coming several days.


Individuals in Turkey are advised to remain vigilant for radical and criminal behavior, report any suspicious behavior or objects to the authorities, and adhere to all instructions and advice issued by local authorities and their home governments. A terrorist risk remains a concern in Turkey and caution is advised.


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