VIDEO: Turkish Authorities Detain 754 Members of Armed Forces due to Coup Attempt

Sun Jul 17, 2016 12:39:48

754 members of Turkey's armed forces have been detained across the country in the wake of the attempted coup.

Turkey’s state news agency reported on Saturday that 754 members of the Turkish armed forces have been arrested across the country.

Sixty people were also killed in the Turkish capital, Ankara, during the attempted coup, a senior Turkish official said.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim have separately appeared on television, declaring that the coup attempt is over and that they continue to be in charge, FNA reported.

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