Turkey's Chief of Staff held hostage

The chief of general staff of the army has been arrested

Turkey's Chief of Staff held hostage

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım late Friday said a group within Turkey's military was engaged in what appeared to be an attempted coup.

Yıldırım said on television: "It is correct that there was an attempt."

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was reported to be safe, however the official Anadolu Agency reported that the Turkish Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar was taken hostage by a group within the military.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 16 Temmuz 2016, 11:19