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Turkey detains two more coup plot suspects

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Turkey detaining two more suspected coup plotters. The Commandos were allegedly part of an attempt to seize President Tayyip Erdogan. Local media say they were members of a group that stormed his hotel on the night of the failed putsch, only to find Erdogan had already fled.
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The new arrests bring to 11 the number of people held over the attempted abduction. Their detention comes after a massive man hunt involving the army and police. It's part of a wider crack down. On Sunday, Turkey dismissed another 1,400 soldiers and stacked a top military counsel with government ministers.
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In all, more than 60,000 people in the Armed Forces, judiciary, civil service, or schools now detained or suspended from work