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Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan rounds up suspected plotters. Two days after a failed military coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown on those behind it -- and those perceived to have been involved -- is gathering pace. In the hours since Friday's uprising -- which left nearly 200 people dead in a chaotic night of violence -- thousands of soldiers have been arrested and hundreds of judiciary members removed. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has vowed that "they will pay a heavy price." A statement released Sunday by the Turkish Armed Forces said those behind the attempted coup have been "neutralized." Around 6,000 people have been detained so far, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told the state-run Anadolu Agency, adding that number is expected to rise. The arrests include Gen. Bekir Ercan Van, commander of the Incirlik Air Base, Van, commander of the Incirlik Air Base, according to the Turkish President's office. The United States uses the airbase to launch airstrikes on ISIS in Syria and Iraq. An "order of detention" for Col. Ali Yazici, a senior military aide to Erdogan, has also been issued, according to Anadolu. Eight Turkish soldiers were arrested after flying a helicopter to Alexandroupoli, Greece, hours after the failed coup attempt. They were charged with "illegal entrance" into Greece and are due in court Monday.

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