Infamous Chechen terrorist identified as planner of Istanbul airport assault

The man who planned Tuesday's attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport in which nearly 50 people lost their lives has been identified as Akhmed Chatayev, a Russian Chechen wanted by intelligence and security services around the world. He trained the terror cell consisting of citizens from Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia that carried out the assault. On Thursday, Turkish counterterror forces carried out a number of raids and arrested 13 wanted men including some foreigners. In some of the locations ISIS propaganda was found.  

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