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Over 200 servicemen surrender to Turkish authorities

Türkiye Materials 16 July 2016 11:30 (UTC +04:00)
More than 200 servicemen, involved in the military coup attempt in Turkey, have surrendered, Anadolu Agency reports.
Over 200 servicemen surrender to Turkish authorities

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16

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More than 200 servicemen, involved in the military coup attempt in Turkey, have surrendered, Anadolu Agency reports.

All of them were in the building of the Turkish General Staff.

Turkish police have detained 1,563 people in connection with the coup attempt.

A coup attempt was launched in Turkey late on July 15 by a group of Turkish military servicemen.

There were reports saying that Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport was seized. Reports also indicated that 46 military men headed the attempt.

Later, Turkish officials announced that the attempt was foiled.

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