Turkish prosecutor says police have foiled a planned New Year's eve IS attack

December 30, 2015 10:41 AM

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ANKARA, Turkey – The Ankara chief prosecutors' office says Turkish police have detained two suspected Islamic State militants who were believed to be planning suicide attacks during New Year celebrations in central Ankara.

The state-run Anadolu Agency said Wednesday the two suspects, both Turkish nationals, were detained in a raid on a house in Ankara. The agency, quoting an official from the chief prosecutor's office, says police seized suicide vests armed with bombs.

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