Turkey Finds Sarin Gas In Homes Of Suspected Syrian Islamists
[RT] Turkish security forces found a 2kg cylinder with sarin gas after searching the homes of Syrian gunnies from the Al-Qaeda linked Al-Nusra Front who were previously nabbed
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, Turkish media reports. The gas was reportedly going to be used in a bomb.
The sarin gas was found in the homes of suspected Syrian Islamists detained in the southern provinces of Adana and Mersia following a search by Turkish police on Wednesday, reports say. The gas was allegedly going to be used to carry out an attack in the southern Turkish city of Adana.
On Monday, Turkish special anti-terror forces nabbed
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12 suspected members of the Al-Nusra Front, the Al-Qaeda affiliated group which has been dubbed "the most aggressive and successful arm" of the Syrian rebels. The group was designated a terrorist organization by the United States in December.
Police also reportedly found a cache of weapons, documents and digital data which will be reviewed by police.
Following the searches, five of those detained were released following medical examinations at the Forensic Medicine Institution Adana. Seven suspects remain in jug. Turkish authorities are yet to comment on the arrests.
Posted by: trailing wife 2013-06-01