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Turkey’s former attache to Israel reportedly confesses to planning coup

JTA News & Features | Posted: Monday, July 18, 2016 3:42 pm

Turkey’s former military attache to Israel reportedly has confessed to plotting the failed military coup to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Citing Turkey’s state-run Andalou news agency, The Times of Israel reported today (July 18) that Akin Ozturk made the confession while under interrogation. In photos circulating in Turkish media Ozturk, who is also the former chief of the Turkish Air Force, appears to have a number of injuries to his head and upper body.

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