Historical geography

Istanbul police seize over 70 historical artifacts

More than 70 historical artifacts were seized in an operation in Istanbul, a security source said on May 13. 

Acting on a tip-off, anti-smuggling teams conducted an operation in an art house on May 12 in Şişli district of the metropolis, the source said on condition of anonymity.

A suspect was arrested and 78 historical artifacts were seized, the source added.