Chief military adviser to Erdogan detained after coup attempt


The chief military adviser of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan detained on charges of involvement in a coup attempt in Turkey. About it reports Reuters, citing Turkish TV channel CNN TURK.

Earlier on Sunday it became known that Turkey was detained by the commander of the NATO base in Incirlik in Turkey Bekir Ercan van. As was stated by the foreign Minister of Turkey, this military base was involved in the coup attempt.

On the night of 16 July, a group of Turkish military attempted a coup in the country, but on Saturday afternoon, the authorities managed to bring the situation under control and they declared that the attempt peremota the rebels failed.

In Turkey mass arrests started to be involved in the coup attempt of the military and employees of the judiciary. The total number of detainees amounted to about 6 thousand people. As told to Reuters the source in law enforcement bodies of Turkey, on freedom there are only small group of rebels that do not represent danger.

In the result of coup attempt in Turkey, according to the latest data, killing 265 people, including 104 of a rebel. The Turkish authorities were accused of organizing a coup attempt by the opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, who lives in the United States.