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Turkey detains general Erdal Ozturk, Third Army commander

Posted Jul 16, 2016 by AFP
A top army general has been detained over alleged involvement in a coup attempt aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, an official said Saturday.
This file photo taken on October 14  2014 shows Turkish Chief of General Staff Operations Department...
This file photo taken on October 14, 2014 shows Turkish Chief of General Staff Operations Department Erdal Ozturk listening while to the US president make a statement for the press after a meeting at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland
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A top army general has been detained over alleged involvement in a coup attempt aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, an official said Saturday.

"General Erdal Ozturk, commander of the Third Army, has been detained," said the Turkish official, speaking on condition of anonymity.