Turkish Police Arrest 18 over Izmir Attack

Ankara, At least 18 suspects linked to Thursday’s gun-and-bomb “terrorist” attack which killed two officials in Turkey’s western Izmir province were arrested, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Friday.
Bozdag confirmed the numbers at the funeral ceremony held for the deceased police officer, adding that the investigation has been carried out thoroughly and fairly.
Turkish news agency (Anadolu) quoted Bozdag as saying that the identities of the attackers were verified.
On Thursday an attack occurred just outside a courthouse when a police officer stopped a suspicious vehicle, which turned out to be carrying explosives.


Source: Qatar News Agency