Sources have confirmed that the countries counter-terrorism chief has been critically injured after being shot in the head by coup plotters, as authorities round up more than 6,000 people in Erdogan’s ruthless crackdown. 265 killed in night of chaos 2,839 soldiers [continue reading].
At least 265 people were killed. An official said that 161 of them were mostly civilians and police officers, while the remaining 104 were coup supporters. After serving as prime minister from 2003, Erdogan was elected president in 2014 with plans to alter the constitution [continue reading].