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1,200-year Bible Seized in Diyarbakir

Wednesday 6 February 2019

DIYARBAKIR (Ruptly) — Police in south-eastern Turkey’s Diyarbakir seized a Bible thought to be 1,200 years old in an anti-smuggling operation in the city of Kayapinar on Tuesday.

Police says three suspects were caught while attempting to sell the 34-page manuscript written on leather with gold letters. A total of six suspects were detained over the incident, according to the police.

No further details on the smuggling were release

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