One of the arrested men was identified as Captain Mustafa Serdar Ozay ( Image credit: Reuters )

Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan 'snatch squad' soldiers captured

Turkey says it has captured all but one of the soldiers who are accused of trying to seize the president during the failed coup.

Special forces arrested another 11 soldiers overnight after a two-week manhunt near Marmaris.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on holiday at the south-western resort on the night of the coup, but fled before his hotel was raided.

Special forces located the fugitives in a forested area, reports say.

Since the failed putsch Mr Erdogan has cracked down on those suspected of being linked to the coup.

Tens of thousands of people have been detained or dismissed or suspended from roles in the military, judiciary, civil service ...Read more...

Source:bbc.com