Intelligence report: Gülenists sought help from DAESH

The report, obtained by the Milliyet daily, indicated that a FETÖ member contacted two DAESH members named Mutenna Abdulrazzak al-Ali and Ibrahim al-Hassan on Aug. 8 and discussed a plot involving assassination of a person close to President Erdoğan, as well as plans for carrying out sabotage in Istanbul. The warning further indicated that six silencers were sent to Ankara from Şanlıurfa on Aug. 9 to be used in the attack, and the FETÖ member provided funds to assist the DAESH members in exchange for their carrying out the attack.

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