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Turkey coup: Disturbing picture shows soldiers 'bound naked in courthouse' as Turkish President is warned over 'purges'

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Almost 6,000 people have been arrested after Friday night's attempted coup and there are fears over how they could be treated The captured soldiers in a courthouse, Istanbul This disturbing picture shows dozens of Turkish soldiers bound together after being stripped of their uniforms in an Istanbul courthouse. Dozens of soldiers lie naked and handcuffed after being arrested following Friday night's coup attempt in Turkey.

Turkey coup attempt: More Than 6,000 people detained, says minister

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Turkey has so far detained 6,000 people over Friday's failed coup, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag has said. "The clean-up operations are continuing," he told state media, adding that the number of arrests will rise further.

Turkey rounds up coup suspects, detains thousands of judges, plotters

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Recap Tayyip Erdogan Turkish authorities rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters on Saturday and ordered thousands of judges detained after thwarting a coup by rebels using tanks and attack helicopters to try to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.

Mass arrests in Turkey after failed coup

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At least 161 people were killed and 1,440 wounded in an attempted coup on Friday night in Turkey. Following the failed coup, the Turkish government said it had arrested 2,839 soldiers, including high-ranking officers, describing the incident as a “black stain on Turkish democracy.”

90 people dead, 1154 injured and 1563 soldiers arrested during the failed military coup attempt in Turkey

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At least 90 people were killed during overnight clashes in capital Ankara following an attempted coup in Turkey. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a new acting army chief of staff has been appointed after an attempted coup to topple the democratically elected government.

Pandemonium in Kaduna as SSS personnel kills mother of 5

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There was pandemonium in parts of Kaduna metropolis on Wednesday after a personnel of the State Security Services, SSS, accidentally killed a female traveler along the Kaduna- Abuja Express. The victim was traveling on a commercial vehicle from Abuja to Kaduna with her five children when she was hit by a stray bullet, witnesses said.

50th Celebration Of Biafra: Why We Attacked MASSOB, IPOB Members- Nigerian Military

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JTF attacked Pro-Biafra Protesters The Nigerian Military has explained why it attacked members of the Movement for Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), who were celebrating the 50th anniversary of the aborted Biafran Republic on Monday at Nkpor-Agu in Anambra State.