Turkey Arrests Suspected Ex-Islamic State Executioner

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Published on 18 Feb 2020, 18:15
Police in Turkey have arrested a suspected former executioner for the Islamic State, who was working as a gas repairman in Bursa, local media reported, Tuesday, February 18.

The 50-year-old Syrian was arrested Monday at a construction site, state media Anadolu said, describing him as an executioner for a senior Islamic State leader in eastern Syria.

His arrest led to the detention Tuesday of three others in Bursa, over alleged Islamic State ties. (AFP)