ANKARA, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Turkish police arrested 61 terror suspects linked with Islamic State (IS) in eastern Erzurum and northwestern Bursa provinces on Sunday, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
A total of 22 suspects, including senior IS members were arrested in Erzurum province, and several weapons were also seized in the operation.
The security operation was carried out by Erzurum Chief Public Prosecutor's Office as part of the probes against the terrorist group.
Another 39 suspects were taken into custody during police's counter-terrorism operations in Bursa province.
The suspects included two Azerbaijani and 28 Syrians, according to the police officials.
On Saturday, police arrested four IS suspects, including two women who were allegedly planning a terror attack in Istanbul.
A bomb squad later carried out two controlled explosions of devices found from the suspects' car.