After Turkish intelligence revealed today (Thursday) that it had succeeded in thwarting an attempted abduction and injury to a former Israeli ambassador and his wife who were staying at a hotel in the Yuglo district, near the Old City area, tonight dramatic images are published on the Turkish Abertok network documenting the squad’s arrest.
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As mentioned, the police and the Turkish National Intelligence Agency carried out an extensive arrest operation last night during which about ten suspects, including local collaborators, were arrested at a hotel and three separate houses in the province of Bailikduzu, about 15 km from the city center, and at De Sol Istanbul, 5 km away. From the Iranian Consulate.
During the operation, many documents, digital materials, silencers and guns were seized. The investigation of the suspects continues, but initial specifications indicate that they also planned to kidnap and attack Israeli diplomats and tourist groups in Istanbul. According to the report, the Mossad located Israelis who were on target and flew them in a private plane back to Israel.