In Turkey detained 7,5 thousand people after the military coup

After the military coup in Turkey was detained 7,5 thousand people. This was stated by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, reports Hürriyet Daily News.

Of these, 100 detained — police, 6038 people — military, 755 — judges, 650 were civilians. Of those arrested, 316 he was arrested, said Yildirim.

In addition the post was removed 2,7 thousand employees of the judicial system, 1.5 thousand officials from the Ministry of Finance and 8.7 thousand people in the interior Ministry. Informed about the layoffs of the security forces, reported Reuters, citing a source.

During the coup of 208 people were killed, said the Prime Minister. Of these, 60 officers, 145 civilians and three soldiers. About 1.5 thousand people were injured. Also killed 24 members of the coup and 50 were wounded. Earlier, Reuters wrote about the 290 killed in the rebellion.

In the night from 15 to 16 July in Turkey was an attempt of a military seizure of power. This was first reported by the Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. Later in the video message to the nation President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the initiator of the coup was made by the supporters of Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish writer, former Imam and preacher, an Islamic public figure, residing in self-imposed exile in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

By Saturday morning the rebels surrendered on Sunday, July 17, Ankara said the restoration of control over the country.