Four detained over ISIS links in southern Turkey

Turkish police on Sunday detained four people over suspected links to the Islamic State (ISIS) in the country’s southern province of Adana.

Four Syrian nationals, were taken into police custody following a dawn raid in two homes, Sözcü newspaper reported.

The suspects who are siblings entered Turkey through the Syria border and were plotting a terrorist attack in the southern province, according to an investigation by the regional Counter Terrorism Unit (TEM).

Turkey has faced several ISIS attacks since recognising the jihadist organisation as a terrorist group in 2013, the deadliest of which took place on Oct.19 2015 in capital Ankara when two bombs were detonated outside Ankara Central railway station killing 109 civilians.