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MOSCOW, January 13. /TASS/. All three Russian citizens detained in Turkey have links to foreign terrorist groups, a source in a competent Russian agency said on Wednesday.
"There is information on all the three detained Russian citizens in Turkey and on their ties or participation in foreign terrorist groups. Moreover, one of them was earlier put on the Russian and international wanted list," the source said.
Two other Russians left the country’s territory several years ago with the goal of studying in a Middle East country.
The Dogan news agency reported earlier on Wednesday that the Russians were detained during an anti-terrorist raid against the Islamic State group. Russia’s Consul General Alexander Tolstopyatenko confirmed that three Russian citizens had been detained in Antalya, adding that the reasons were being clarified.
The anti-terrorist raid occurred after Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Istanbul that killed at least 10 people and injured another 15.