ISTANBUL (QHA) -

The underground training centers for ISIS (the Islamic State) militants were eliminated by Turkish security forces in Istanbul.  The raid was carried out with the support of helicopters at 13 locations in Pendik District of Istanbul and 5 neighboring districts, Hurriyet newspaper reports. 

In total, 53 people were taken to police, including 29 juniors. All the detainees were the citizens of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. For the time being, the investigators have started interrogation. 

Mostly, the training of terrorists took place in the rented basements, where children were being convinced in ‘delights’ of the life in the occupied by the ‘Islamic state’ territories. 

It was also ascertained that the detainees, who arrived from Uzbekistan, lived in Turkey illegally. 

QHA