An Irish citizen adapting to Islamic State deported from Turkey and her two-year-old daughter was detained on her return to Dublin on Sunday on suspicion of terrorist offenses, Irish authorities said.
Ireland agreed to repatriate Lisa Smith, 38, and her two-year-old daughter later Ankara started deporting foreign citizens connected to Islamic State earlier this month.
Turkey says it has seized 287 militants in northeast Syria, where Turkish troops launched an offensive against the Kurdish YPG militia a month, also has countless more jihadist suspects in detention.
Dublin has said for weeks that it’s a duty to bring Smith back to Ireland and its principal concern was to get the safe repatriation of her daughter.
The woman was being cared for by relatives, authorities said.