Head of Turkey's military air base detained
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16
The head of Turkey's military air base in Balıkesir, Lt. Gen. Ishak Dayioglu detained for attempting a military coup, Anadolu Agency reported.
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.