Turkish security forces arrested 120 migrants in Istanbul


Turkish security forces arrested 120 irregular migrants of different nationalities in Istanbul.


According to security sources on Saturday, the teams carried out raids on 12 addresses in 3 neighborhoods between August 31 and September 2.

The operations resulted in the arrest of 42 Moroccans, 70 Syrians, 4 Afghans, 3 Algerians and a Pakistani.

The Turkish authorities imposed fines on 6 owners of the houses in which the arrested migrants reside.


The security authorities transferred the migrants to the Migrant Repatriation Center.