Live: Coup Attempt in Turkey

July 16, 2016 10:52 AM

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Live: Coup Attempt in Turkey

Greece has arrested eight people aboard a Turkish military helicopter that landed in Alexandroupolis shortly before noon, the country’s Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection said.

The eight individuals have requested political asylum, the ministry said in a text message to reporters, and the helicopter has been placed under guard.

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