Turkey detains Constitutional Court member after coup attempt

by Reuters
Saturday, 16 July 2016 16:21 GMT

ISTANBUL, July 16 (Reuters) - Turkish police on Saturday apprehended Alparslan Altan, a member of the country's top court and the most senior judicial figure among scores detained so far following an attempted military coup, broadcaster CNN Turk reported.

Authorities are also rounding up soldiers across the country following an attempted coup by military officers late on Friday. (Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Ayla Jean Yackley; Editing by Nick Tattersall)

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