Turkey dismisses 7,400 more police, soldiers and public sector workers a year after failed coup

Turkey dismisses 7,400 more police, soldiers and public sector workers a year after failed coup

Almost 7,400 police, soldiers, civil servants and academics have been dismissed from their posts in Turkey as the country marks one year since an attempted coup against Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The ensuing crackdown has seen 150,000 public sector workers suspended and 50,000 people from the military, police, judiciary, education and press arrested on terror charges.

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