Hundreds arrested in anti-terror crackdown in Turkey
Anti-terrorism police in Turkey have detained more than 420 people over alleged links to the Islamic State group, the country's state-run agency said.
Sixty IS suspects, the vast majority of them foreigners, were taken into custody in the capital, Ankara, said the Anadolu Agency.
It says a total of 423 people were detained in simultaneous police operations that spanned several cities, including Istanbul and Gaziantep, near the border with Syria.
The largest operation was in the south-east province of Sanliurfa, where police took into custody more than 100 suspects from multiple addresses and found materials relating to Islamic State militants.
Turkey, which endured a failed coup attempt and dozens of bloody attacks linked to IS or Kurdish militants in 2016, has been stepping up its anti-terrorism efforts.