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    Daesh Recruiting Jihadists And Heavy Weapon Makers in Turkish Villages

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    Daesh makes attempts to recruit people as jihadists in the villages around the Turkish capital of Ankara and is looking for experts to make heavy weapons in Ankara, according to police note.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to an informatory note sent by the Turkish Police to the Ankara Fourth Heavy Penal Court, Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh) militants are looking for people to recruit as jihadists in the villages around the Turkish capital of Ankara, the Hurriyet Daily News reported Monday.

    The 22-page note was sent by Ankara police as part of a case against al-Qaeda, which concerns a total of 26 suspects who worked on recruiting jihadists, many of them were fighting with Daesh militants in Syria, said the article.

    According to the note, Daesh is also looking for experts to make heavy weapons in Ankara. One of the suspects named Borak Musab Guler searched for someone to make mortar shells while also providing guidance to militants going to Syria or arriving in Turkey.

    Daesh is a terrorist group outlawed in an number of countries, including Russia.


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