Turkey's intelligence continues to hammer Gulen movement
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 27
By Orkhan Quluzade - Trend:
The operation is underway in the National Intelligence Service of Turkey regarding the fight against the movement of Fethullah Gulen, Hurriyet newspaper reported.
Gulen is accused of being involved in a military coup attempt in Turkey.
The investigation against 100 employees of National Intelligence Service, who are accused of being involved in the coup attempt, has been completed.
As a result of the investigation, 87 employees were suspended from work; criminal cases were opened against 52 employees.
On July 15 evening, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country. Meanwhile, a group of servicemen announced about transition of power to them.
However, the rebelling servicemen started to surrender July 16 and Turkish authorities said the coup attempt failed.
Earlier, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the death toll as a result of the coup attempt stood at 246 people, excluding the coup plotters, and over 2,000 people were wounded.
Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency in Turkey on July 20.
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