Baku, Azerbaijan, June 6
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Istanbul police are carrying out raids against supporters of Fethullah Gulen, accused of being involved in the military coup attempt in Turkey July 15, 2016, the country’s media outlets reported June 14.
Several persons, including lawyers, have been detained as the result of the raids, according to the information. The number and the names of the detainees are not disclosed.
On July 15, 2016 Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country as 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.
The death toll as a result of the military coup attempt was over 200 people.
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