Official says 42 people killed in Ankara during Turkish coup attempt

by Reuters
Saturday, 16 July 2016 02:41 GMT

ISTANBUL, July 16 (Reuters) - Forty-two people were killed in the Turkish capital Ankara during an attempted coup that started on Friday night, a senior Turkish official said, confirming an earlier report from state-run Anadolu Agency.

Seventeen of those killed were police officers, Anadolu said. (Reporting by David Dolan; Editing by Paul Tait)

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