On November 19, the Turkish Interior Ministry released a new report providing a detailed look at the security situation in the country in the period from November 12 to November 19.
According to the statement, the Turkish Army and security forces carried out 2,449 anti-terror operations across the country “neutralizing” 11 terrorists.
Authorities detained 4,677 suspects in variuos crimes:
- 3,831 – crimes linked to drugs and smugling;
- 164 – human trafficking crimes;
- 682 – terror-related crimes.
The army and security forces also seized 11 hand grenades, 18 guns, 515 ammunitions, 289 kg of explosive materials and 6,219 rounds. Turkish forces destroyed 33 shelters belonging to terrorist cells as well as 23 IEDs and mines.