Turkish intelligence: Operations against coup plotters to end within 2 hours
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16
The operations against the coup plotters will wrap up within two hours, the Habeturk TV channel quoted Hakan Fidan, head of Turkey's National Intelligence Agency, as saying July 16.
Precision strikes against the coup plotters are underway, he added.
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.
Acting Chief of General Staff Umit Dundar said July 16 that Turkish Army has nothing in common with the military coup attempt.
Dundar said the army, the government and the Turkish people have been able to prevent the coup attempt together.
He also said that Turkish Armed Forces killed 104 servicemen, who intended to carry out the coup.
Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that 161 people were killed during the attempted military coup in the country.
Yildirim said 2,836 servicemen involved in the coup attempt have been arrested.