Thursday, April 21, 2016

Alleged ISIS Jihadist Commits Suicide in Turkish Prison

ANKARA – A suspected member of the Islamic State arrested in Turkey last week has hanged himself in his cell in a Turkish prison, Dogan News Agency reported Thursday.

According to Dogan, the suspect, who was identified as 35-year-old Syrian citizen Nedim Bellush, was found hanged from his bunk bed in the prison in Iskenderun city, Hatay province, near the Syrian border.

Bellush was arrested last week along with two other people in an operation against IS in Hatay province.

Turkish authorities have launched a probe into his death.

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