BAGHDAD ( Reuters ) -
Turkish police foiled a plot to launch a major attack along the lines of attack in Istanbul for New Year 's Eve, and arrested two suspected high - ranking to organize Daesh.
Istanbul police raided a cell suspected of belonging to the Daesh in Kagethein district on the European side of the city, and arrested two men they frequency of Uzbek origin, according to the Anatolia news agency.
Police said the two men were preparing to launch a major attack like that targeted Reina night club which killed 39 people, mostly foreigners, and announced Daesh responsibility for it.
Police seized Kalashnikov assault rifles and ammunition and 500 bullet, and documents related to the extremist organization, digital materials, according to news agency AFP.