Security forces arrested 111 alleged ISIS members in the Turkish capital of Ankara on November 9, Turkish media report.
The ongoing anti-ISIS operation involves 1,500 security service members. The security operation targets the distrcits of Sincan, Etimesgut, and Cubuk.
In total, the arrest warrants were reportedly issued for 245 suspects by Ankara’s public prosecutor’s office.
On the same day, security forces also conducted an operation against ISIS in the province of Bingol.
Turkey, which has been a rear base for ISIS supporters and foreign fighters for a long time, faces a significant security threate as ISIS’ self-proclaimed caliphate collapses.
A major part of ISIS members fleeing Syria and Iraq chooses the Turkish territory as a hideout.