Greece arrests eight aboard Turkish military helicopter

by Reuters
Saturday, 16 July 2016 10:07 GMT

ATHENS, July 16 (Reuters) - Greece has arrested eight men aboard a Turkish military helicopter which landed in the northern city of Alexandroupolis at midday on Saturday, the country's police ministry said.

The men have requested political asylum, it added.

Greek state television ERT said the men may have been involved in Turkey's military uprising on Friday. (Writing by Karolina Tagaris; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)

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