Turkey Coup: 60 Killed, 750 Detained

At least 60 people have been killed, and 754 soldiers detained, after forces loyal to the government say they have ended an attempted military coup in Turkey.

At least 60 people have died in exchanges, as forces loyal to President Erdogan ended an attempted military coup in Turkey.

The AFP news agency is reporting that 754 members of Turkish armed forces have been arrested for involvement in the coup, citing Turkey’s state-run Anatolia news agency.

It quoted a Turkish official saying that 29 colonels and five generals had been removed from their posts.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said coup attempt was “act of treason”.

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