ISIS: 2 Syrians held with 148 passports at Istanbul airport

Followed by agents, found in possession of SIM cards, video cams

18 December, 11:57

    (ANSAmed) - ISTANBUL, DECEMBER 18 - Turkish police arrested at the Ataturk airport in Istanbul two Syrians suspected of ties with ISIS, local media reported on Friday. The two men, aged 54 and 58, arrived in Istanbul on Thursday afternoon. A reported 148 original passports were found in their luggage, mostly European, along with two mini video cams hidden in as many pens and 10 European and Turkish SIM cards.

    The men were apprehended following intelligence reports according to which the suspects had repeatedly travelled to war zones in Syria. (ANSAmed).

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