Report: US-based Turkish navy officer 'missing' after coup

August 11, 2016 9:20 AM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's state-run news agency says a Turkish naval officer working in the United States has gone missing and has failed to report back home following a failed coup by renegade officers within the Turkish military.

The Anadolu Agency, citing an official at the Turkish embassy in Washington, says Navy Rear Admiral Mustafa Ugurlu had left his ID and badges at his base on July 22 and has not been heard from since.

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