Turkey purges 13,000 police officers over failed coup

October 4, 2016 10:56 AM

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Turkey purges 13,000 police officers over failed coup

Turkey has suspended almost 13,000 police officers for their alleged links with the US-based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen.

The latest wave adds to the 100,000 or so civil servants dismissed or suspended since July's failed coup.

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