Turkey detains 55 military, intelligence personnel over attempted coup - media



Turkey detained 55 military and intelligence agency personnel on Wednesday over suspected links with U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen and his network, accused by Ankara of orchestrating a failed coup in July, media reports said.
In the latest of a stream of raids targeting those suspected of ties to the putsch, police carried out operations in 31 provinces after prosecutors issued detention warrants for a total of 101 suspects, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
On July 15, a rogue faction within the military staged an attempted coup in which more than 240 people were killed. Gulen, who... read more

 
5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Reuters
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