Six “Germans” arrested trying to cross into Syria, say Turkish police

Turkish gendarmes have detained six German citizens, suspected of trying to cross Turkey’s southern border with Syria.

The individuals were detained on Friday in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, Turkish security forces said.

Gendarmerie teams determined that the six people were trying to pass to Syria across the frontier in the Goktepe neighborhood of Birecik district.

Officials said that the detainees would be deported.