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Turkey Jails 14 Over Alleged U.S. Embassy Plot

A court has arrested 14 al-Qaida members who were allegedly planning to attack the US Embassy in Ankara out of 15 suspects it was interrogating.
11th Ankara High Criminal Court arrested 14 suspects late on Friday after they were referred to the court by prosecutors.

Turkish police captured the 15 suspects in Ankara, the western city of Bursa and the nearby town of Yalova, and seized 700 kilograms (1,500 pounds) of chemicals used in bomb making, two assault rifles, ammunition and maps of Ankara.

The suspects were planning to attack the US Embassy in Ankara and unidentified foreign targets, the the Anatolia. They were brought to police headquarters in Ankara on Tuesday night and were being questioned by anti-terror police. READ MORE