Ruling party Deputy Chairman: 10,410 detained in coup attempt in Turkey

10,410 suspects have been taken into custody so far in wake of last Friday’s failed coup, Turkey ruling AK Party Deputy Chairman YasinAktay said, Anadolu Agency reported.

Among those detained, as Aktay said, there are 287 police, 7423 soldiers, 2014 judges and 686 civilians.

On July 15 evening, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country. Meanwhile, a group of servicemen announced about transition of power to them.

However, the rebelling servicemen started to surrender July 16 and Turkish authorities said the coup attempt failed. More than 200 people have been killed as a result of the coup attempt.

Source: Trend News Agency