A member of Turkish police special forces secures the area during clashes with Kurdish militants in Yenisehir district of the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey December 24, 2015. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
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Turkish police Wednesday detained two ISIS suspects accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack on New Year's Eve celebrations in the capital Ankara.Turkey has been on high security alert since October 10 when two suicide bombers ripped through a crowd of peace activists in Ankara, killing 103 people in the worst attack in modern Turkey's history.The October attack in Ankara was blamed on ISIS, like two other deadly strikes in the country's Kurdish-dominated southeast earlier in the summer.In June, four people were killed in an attack on a rally of the main pro-Kurdish party in Diyarbakir while in July, 33 people were killed in a suicide bombing against activists in the town of Suruc on the Syrian border.In Turkey's biggest city Istanbul, some 15,000 police will be deployed to ensure security over the New Year, including 5,000 in the area around the central Taksim Square, the city's deputy police security chief Zafer Baybaba said.
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