Isa Altsoy, a Hizbullah leader, may have been captured while crossing into Germany from Switzerland. Altsoy has been a fugitive for the past 6 years for his part in terrorist attacks.
Turkish Hizbullah Leader Captured in Germany
Turkish daily Sabah is reporting that Isa Altsoy, a key leader of the Turkish Hizbullah terrorist organization was captured in Germany as he was crossing the border into Switzerland. According to ANKA news agency, Turkish Directorate of Security, through Interpol, has requested information from Germany, where Altsoy (whose photo was also published) is being questioned. Altsoy is on Turkey’s most-wanted list since 2001 for belonging to a terrorist organization and taking part in terrorist activities.
Turkey’s biggest daily Hurriyet also reports that Turkey is seeking the extradition of a Turkish Hizbullah leader captured in Germany, but wrote that the name of the captured Hizbullah operative is Kemal Kizar.
Source: Sabah, Hurriyet, Turkey, December 7, 2007