Over 800 troops ousted from Turkish military as post-coup purge expands

The Turkish Defense Ministry announced Thursday afternoon that 820 officers, noncommissioned officers and standing army troops suspected of being linked to the plotters of the country's July 15 attempted coup had been discharged. Another 648 members of the air force, navy and ground forces have been arrested and remain under investigation.

 

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