Dinosaur remains found in smuggling raid in Istanbul

Published 03.07.2018 00:54

Istanbul police found jaw parts and teeth belonging to a dinosaur fossil dated to five or seven million years ago, in a raid against smugglers yesterday.

Authorities said one person was detained in the raid at a housing complex in the city's Avcılar district and they also discovered an oyster fossil, along with Roman coins and other artifacts from ancient eras of Turkey.

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