Six People With Russian Passports Detained in Turkey for Alleged Espionage, Reports Suggest
10:21 GMT 09.10.2021 (Updated: 10:22 GMT 09.10.2021)
© AP Photo / Bekir SeyhanliTurkish police officers guard a monolith, found on an open field near Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021.
© AP Photo / Bekir Seyhanli
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish police have detained six people with Russian passports who allegedly plotted an attack on foreigners and tried to obtain classified data, CNN Turk reported on 9 October, citing law enforcement sources.
Those detained were immediately put under surveillance after they entered Turkey, the broadcaster said.
The police seized weapons, documents on electronic devices, and Russian passports while searching them.
It is yet to be established whether these passports are real or fake.