Turkey arrests suspected ISIS militant

An ISIS militant holds the group’s flag as he stands on a tank they captured from Syrian government forces, in the town of Qaryatain southwest of Palmyra, central Syria. (File photo: AP)

Turkish authorities have arrested a suspected ISIS militant for allegedly planning a suicide attack on the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul, Dogan news agency said on Tuesday.

The suspected militant was of Syrian origin, Dogan said. Last week, the consulate cancelled its services for a day, citing information about a possible security threat.

 

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