Turks, Belgians Report Foiling Plans for Holiday Attacks

December 30, 2015 5:33 PM

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ANKARA, Turkey — With less than 48 hours left in 2015, Turkey on Wednesday became the latest country to announce the foiling of a holiday attack plot, detaining two suspected Islamic State militants believed to be planning suicide bombings during New Year celebrations in the capital city's heart.

"They were caught before they had the opportunity to take action," said the office of the chief prosecutor of Ankara, Turkey's capital.

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