He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations
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ISTANBUL The Turkish government accelerated its crackdown on alleged plotters of the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with the justice minister saying Sunday that 6,000 people had been detained in the investigation, including three of the country top generals and hundreds of soldiers.
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The government has also dismissed nearly 3,000 judges and prosecutors from their posts, while investigators were preparing court cases to send the conspirators to trial on charges of attempting to overthrow the government.
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The botched coup, which saw warplanes fly over key government installations and tanks roll up in major cities, ended hours later when loyal government forces regained control of the military and civilians took to the streets in support of Erdogan.
A Turkish official says law enforcement officials fired warning shots at Istanbul Sabiha Gocen Airport on Sunday after backers of the failed coup had resisted arrest. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government protocol, initially reported there were clashes in the area.
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The same official said the situation in Konya was control after coup backers there also resisted arrest.
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Chanting, dancing and waving flags, tens of thousands of Turks marched through the streets into the early hours Sunday in half a dozen cities after officials urged them to defend democracy and back Erdogan, Turkey top politician for 13 years.
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The Yeni Safak newspaper used the headline of the country, while the Hurriyet newspaper declared victory. a small group from Turkish armed forces stood up against our government but we, the Turkish nation, stand together and repulse it back, Gozde Kurt, a 16 year old student at the rally in Istanbul, said Sunday morning.
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Funeral ceremonies and prayers for those killed in the coup were held in Ankara and Istanbul on Sunday, where relatives beside themselves with grief. Prayers were read simultaneously from Turkey 85,000 mosques at noon to honor those who died in an attempted military coup.
Sela prayers are traditionally recited from mosques during funerals, though they are also performed to rally people, as they were all night Friday during tense coup hours.
A government official said autopsies have been completed on 165 people, including 115 reclaimed by their families. He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.
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