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ANKARA Former Turkish air force chief Akin Ozturk has confessed to prosecutors his role in plotting the coup that attempted to topple the government over the weekend, state-run Anadolu Agency said on Monday.

More than 200 people were killed after a faction in the military launched the coup attempt on Friday night, sealing off a bridge across the Bosphorus, trying to capture Istanbul's main airport and sending tanks to parliament in Ankara.


(Reporting by Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by David Dolan)

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First Published On : Jul 18, 2016 21:47 IST

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