Turkey Arrests 139 in Counterterrorism Operation Ahead of Nevruz

April 18, 2024


The counterterrorism operation of Turkey codenamed Bozdoğan-12, resulted in the arrest of 139 suspects allegedly planning disruptive actions. The arrests occurred ahead of the Nevruz holiday, and authorities claim the suspects planned disruptive and potentially violent actions. During the operation, police seized unlicensed firearms and digital materials.

Source: Daily Sabah


Turkey faces ongoing security challenges from separatist groups, some of which use violence to pursue their aims. Nevruz, a significant cultural holiday, can sometimes be a flashpoint for demonstrations and tensions. This large-scale operation indicates the Turkish government’s proactive approach aimed at preventing potential violence and maintaining order during the holiday period.



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