The Turkish authorities announced the arrest of two suspects in the preparation of a large-scale terrorist attack planned for New year’s eve. It is alleged that the detainees – activists of the terrorist group «Islamic state».
The nationality of the suspects was not disclosed. It is alleged that explosive devices were to be powered on Kizilay square, the main square of the capital city of Turkey Ankara, during festivities to celebrate the beginning of 2016.
It is noted that the attacks were supposed to look like October, also took place in Ankara. Then the suicide bomber has resulted in action explosive devices at a campaign rally of supporters of Kurdish parties. Killed 103 people.
After the attacks the party has suspended its election campaign. However, she was able for the second time in a row to overcome the electoral barrier.