1,200 years old Bible found in southeastern Turkey

10:58 PM | 5 Feb, 2019
DIYARBAKIR – A Bible thought to be 1,200 years old was found in a police operation in southeastern Diyarbakir province of Turkey.

An anti-smuggling team has seized the Bible, said to be only 34 pages long, with gold lettering on leather, in the city of Kayapinar, said the southeastern Diyarbakir governorship in a statement.

The team seized the Bible while three suspects were attempting to sell it, the statement added. Six suspects were arrested over the incident, according to the governorship. No further details of the ancient Bible were provided.