Turkey orders arrest of more than 100 military suspects over suspected Gulen ties

Turkey ordered the arrest of more than 100 soldiers and former military students over suspected links to the network of the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a 2016 attempted coup, prosecutors and state media said on Friday.

Police operations targeting supporters of cleric Fethullah Gulen have been carried out regularly since the failed putsch and have recently gained momentum. Gulen denies involvement in the coup attempt, in which 250 people were killed.

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