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Turkey fires 7,400 civil servants on failed coup's year anniversary

July 15, 2017 6:29 PM
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Turkey fires 7,400 civil servants on failed coup's year anniversary

July 15 (UPI) -- Turkey marked the one-year anniversary of a failed military coup by firing about 7,400 police, soldiers and other public servants on Saturday.

The government has previously dismissed more than 100,000 public sector workers and another 50,000 from the military, police, judiciary, education and press have been arrested.

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