Ankara: Turkey has arrested and is now interrogating Ebu Cihad al-Din al-Nasir Ubeyde, a senior Islamic State (IS) member, codenamed Yusuf Huda, who’s behind the assaults in 20 nations, the Turkish Inside Minister stated.
“We have captured a very senior Daesh (IS) member who is known as a bomber, bomb-maker, and trainer for bomb attacks,” stated Inside Minister Suleyman Soylu in an interview revealed in day by day Hurriyet on Friday.
“He is the one contacting the suicide bombers. The terrorist is the mastermind in the attacks in Russia in 2018 and a shopping center in Germany’s Hamburg,” he added.
“He has trained Daesh members all over the world on face-to-face military training, bomb vehicle preparation, suicide bomb preparation, and poison assassination, and was recruiting and training would-be suicide bombers,” Soylu stated.
The Turkish safety forces performed 1,288 operations towards IS within the first 10 months of 2019 and detained greater than 3,500 Turkish nationals and a couple of,600 international nationals, he stated.
Turkey’s anti-IS operations resulted within the arrest of 1,686 foreigners and round 3,000 Turkish nationals, Soylu added.
Amid endless rows with European nations, Turkey declared that it could ship 1000’s of captured IS militants, principally from Europe again to their nations even when their citizenships have been canceled, Xinhua information company reported.
Turkey has began to ship captured international IS members again to their authentic nations. As of November 11, greater than 15 international IS suspects have been to this point despatched again to their nations.
Ankara will repatriate most of IS detainees to their dwelling nations by the tip of 2019. “Turkey was not a hotel for IS fighters,” Soylu stated and criticized European nations for his or her reluctance to take again residents captured and prisoned by the Turkish authorities.
Among the many deported or being deported IS suspects have been German, Danish, British, American, Dutch, French, Irish residents, based on the native media stories.