11:57 Jul. 24, 2016
Country enters third day of state of emergency
Since the attempted military coup in Turkey, over 13,000 people have been detained, reports the Daily Sabah citing the country's prime minister, Binali Yildirim.
The number includes 1,329 policemen, 8,831 military officials, and 2,100 judges and prosecutors.
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According to earlier reports, Turkey's presidential guard has been dismissed. On July 22, around 300 presidential guardsmen were detained and accused of participation in the coup attempt.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised on Thursday, July 21, to restructure the military and give it "fresh blood," adding a new coup was possible, but would not be easy because authorities were now more vigilant.