originally posted by: tanka418
originally posted by: theySeeme
Complete control of ISIS? Do you know how many ISIS attacks have taken place in turkey?]/b] Obviously not,
Do you? I just did a search...didn't find any at all. although, I am sure there was one reported recently.
How many do you know of? Got links?
This is the last time I do research for someone, it's not rocket science.
June 2014: ISIL designated terrorists, kidnap 49 Turks
In June 2014, Turkey blacklisted ISIL and al-Nusra Front as terrorist organisations.
Shortly after that, during the June 2014 takeover of Mosul (Iraq), ISIL captured the Turkish consulate and held its 49 people staff hostage.
The hostages were freed in mid September 2014. It was later revealed that Turkish authorities had first paid an amount of money to ISIL officials and
later swapped the hostages for 180 ISIL militants who had been apprehended or undergoing medical treatment in Turkey. Turkey earlier had denied
On 20 July 2015
, the municipal cultural center in Suruç in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa was bombed. 32 people, mostly university-aged
students planning to reconstruct the Syrian border town of Kobanî, were killed and 100 people were hospitalised. Turkey immediately blamed ISIL; the
next day, ISIL claimed the attack.
On 23 July 2015 at 13:30 local time
, five gunmen identified by the Turkish military as ISIL fighters attacked a Turkish border outpost in the
border town of Elbeyli, Kilis Province, killing one Turkish soldier (Yalçın Nane) and wounding five.
In reaction, Turkish forces pursued the militants into Syria, and Turkish tanks and artillery shelled ISIL militants in northern
Syria, killing at least one militant and obliterating a number of ISIL vehicles.
Turkish tanks also bombarded a small (abandoned) Syrian village north of Azaz, Aleppo, in which the ISIL militants were thought to be taking
refuge, and killed or wounded several of the ISIL militants who were trying to take cover there.
Around 7pm on 23 July, reports stated that 100 ISIL militants had been killed, but those reports were criticised by anti-government
newspapers. The Turkish Armed Forces later stated that all five ISIL militants who had attacked the Turkish army in Elbeyli had been
and more recently the Ankara bombings by ISIS in Turkey.