More than 26,000 detained over attempted coup in Turkey: minister
Turkish soldiers surrender to policemen during an attempted coup in Istanbul's Taksim Square, Turkey, July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Tuesday a total of more than 26,000 people have been detained in connection with last month's failed coup attempt.
He was speaking in an interview with state-run Anadolu Agency, broadcast live on Turkish television channels.
(Reporting by Seda Sezer; Writing by Daren Butler)
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