Turkish authorities have detained 33 people on suspicion of engaging in espionage activities on behalf of the Israel’s foreign intelligence service Mossad, according to security sources on Tuesday.
Turkish authorities arrested 33 people on suspicion of involvement in espionage activities for the Israeli foreign intelligence service Mossad, security sources said Tuesday.
The arrests followed an investigation by the Istanbul prosecutor office’s Terrorism and Organized Crimes Investigation Bureau, with a focus on international espionage.
The suspects are alleged to have been involved in activities such as reconnaissance, surveillance, assault, and abduction on behalf of Mossad.
Simultaneous raids across 57 addresses in eight provinces resulted in the arrest of the suspects, while searches are underway for the remaining 13 suspects.