Turkey Issues Detention Warrants For 101 Soldiers Hurriyet


ISTANBUL – Turkish authorities on Thursday detained 33 members of the air force over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric Ankara blames for a July 2016 failed military coup, the Hurriyet daily said.

It said those detained were among 101 members of the air force facing arrest in an investigation launched by Ankara prosecutors and spread across 21 other provinces.

Those ordered detained included a brigadier-general and five colonels, Hurriyet added.

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