Turkish security forces have arrested 10 foreign nationals illegally attempting to cross into Syria, Anadolu Agency reported.
The suspects from Switzerland, Kosovo, Syria, Tajikistan and Russia were seized in the southern Turkish province of Gaziantep on Tuesday, the Gaziantep Governorate said in a statement.
The arrests came hours after the governorate announced two Russian citizens believed to have been trying to join militants fighting in Syria had been deported.
Thousands of foreign fighters from all over the world are believed to have joined terrorist organizations, including Daesh, in Syria and Iraq.
Turkey shares an 800 kilometer-long border with Syria.
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