1,500-year-old book seized in Turkey

1,500-year-old book seized in Turkey
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  • calendar-gray 25 May 2019

Turkish security forces confiscated a 1,500-year-old religious book in Izmir province Friday, said local police, ONAreports quoting Anadolu Agency. 

The police department’s anti-smuggling and organized crime unit carried out the operation in Gaziemir district.

The 17-page book is written in Hebrew and decorated with the Shield of David and gold foil.

A suspect has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling the book.


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