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Turkey issues detention warrants for 41 soldiers over failed coup

Last update: 07/12/2018
ISTANBUL, Dec 7 (Bernama) -- Turkish authorities on Friday issued detention warrants for at least 41 soldiers over their alleged links to a network blamed for a coup attempt in 2016, Xinhua news agency reported.

The suspects, all on active service at the Istanbul Provincial Gendarmerie Command, include officers, petty officers and master sergeants, according to state-run Anadolu agency.

Those being hunted had "consecutively or intensively communicated with the network over fixed-line and pay telephones," said Anadolu.


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