Commander of Turkish Air Force released during special operation

Türkiye Materials 16 July 2016 19:09 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16


Commander of the Turkish Air Force Abidin Unal , who was taken as a hostage earlier by servicemen attempted the coup in the country, has been released during the special operation, TRT reported July 16.

Currently, there is no any threat to his life.

The coup attempt was suppressed by early Saturday, with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim stating that all coup supporters were identified and would be apprehended as the country was returning to normal life. Over 180 people were killed and 1,470 were injured during the events, while nearly 3,000 people have already been detained, according to the prime minister.