Turkish rebels seized frigate and took hostage the commander of the Navy
Also helicopter with Turkish military landed in Greece: military ask for political asylum
Members of the military coup took hostage the commander of the Turkish Navy. It is reported by Daily Sabah, citing sources in the Ministry of Defense of Greece.
The rebels also seized a Turkish frigate based in the town of Golcuk.
LATEST - Pro-coup group at Gölcük Naval Base has taken over frigate, head of Turkish fleet taken hostage, Greek mil. source says
LATEST - Pro-coup group at Gölcük Naval Base has taken over frigate, head of Turkish fleet taken hostage, Greek mil. source says— DAILY SABAH (@DailySabah) July 16, 2016
Earlier Turkish military helicopter landed in the city of Alexandroupolis in northern Greece, according to CNN TÜRK. Presumably, the helicopter crew may be related to an attempted coup in Istanbul.It is reported that 8 members of the crew asked for political asylum from the Greek government.
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