Pro-coup Military Hold Turkish Navy Head, Frigate

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Pro-coup Military Hold Turkish Navy Head, Frigate

FILE PHOTO: Turkish Navy missile Yavuz-class frigate © Reuters

The pro-coup military held captive a frigate (TCG Yavuz) and the head of the Turkish navy at the Golcuk naval base, local media report.

DHA news agency has said that the TCG Yavuz was taken from the base by the coup supporters, but later returned.

Admiral Bülent Bostanoğlu was caught in the ongoing coup attempt. He’s the current head of the Turkish navy.

General Abidin Ünal, commander of the Turkish Air Force has been also captured by the pro-coup military.

A faction of the Turkish military attempted to stage a military coup on Friday night. However, the attempt failed.

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