Official says 42 people killed in Ankara during Turkish coup attempt

July 16, 2016 08:19 am | Updated September 18, 2016 02:05 pm IST - Ankara

Forty-two people were killed in the Turkish capital Ankara during an attempted coup that started on Friday night, a senior Turkish official said, confirming an earlier report from state-run Anadolu Agency.

Seventeen of those killed were police officers, Anadolu said.

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