Turkey seeks arrest of 300 presidential guards: Official

AFP , Friday 22 Jul 2016

Turkey issued arrest warrants Friday for 300 members of the presidential guard after last week's attempted coup, a Turkish official said.

At least 283 had already been detained, according to broadcaster CNN-Turk.

Meanwhile, the Turkish government has cancelled 10,856 passports "due to flight risk -- including close to 10,000 green/grey (official) passports", with the holders either in custody or on the run, the official said.

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