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Turns out: Hasan Aydin, man in IS video showing two Turkish soldiers being burnt, was released twice in Turkey during Al-Qaeda operations

It turned out, one of the militants in an Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) video in which two alleged Turkish soldiers are burned to death was detained twice in three years but released in each instance by Turkish authorities, Turkish media reports said on Saturday.

Turkish authorities have yet confirm ISIS burning 2 Turkish soldiers video after months. It was reported, Turkish Ministers of Cabinet suspected the video was fake.

A news agency linked to ISIS said on Nov. 29 that ISIS forces had taken two Turkish soldiers captive in Syria’s al-Bab. Photos and a video allegedly of the two soldiers were shared online on ISIS accounts later in which they are seen being burned to death.

The ISIS militant, named Hasan Aydın, who is seen in the controversial video, was detained by the Turkish police as part of an operation against al-Qaeda in Adana in 2012 and in another operation in Hatay in 2015 while trying to go to Syria but was later released.

Hasan Aydın, in videos, seen speaking in Turkish and threatening Turkey. Acc. to Turkish Press, Aydın left Turkey with his two kids and wife for Syria in May of 2015.

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