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3 suspicious people arrested while attempting to trespass the Syrian-Turkish border

Three suspicious people were arrested while attempting to trespass the Syrian – Turkish border in Kilis.

According to the news article on Milliyet, the suspects were caught in İnanlı Village on the 1 June 2014 by the village’s police force as they tried to enter Syria.

The suspects were then taken to the local police station and their identities were revealed as being retired American military officer named Douglas Gillem (49), an American academician Mark Polyak and a French researcher Fabrice Jean Michel Robert Blanche.

In their declaration, the suspects stated that they would continue travelling to Syria, but had lost their way. However, the cameras, satellite phones and navigation devices found with them fueled suspicion.

After further investigation on the suspects, they were understood to had entered Turkey on the 30 May, then arrived at Kilis on the…

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