Turkey foils New Year suicide attack plot, detains two IS suspects

Turkish police have arrested two suspected suicide bombers linked to Islamic State who were plotting an attack on New Year`s Eve in Ankara.

AFP| Last Updated: Dec 30, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

Ankara: Turkish police have arrested in Ankara two suspected suicide bombers linked to Islamic State (IS) jihadists who were plotting an attack on New Year`s Eve in the capital, a Turkish official told AFP on Wednesday.

"They are suspected of being affiliated with the Islamic State and were planning an attack on the New Year in Ankara," the official said, asking not to be named.