Turkish generals serving in Afghanistan held in Dubai after coup

A military tank is seen at the entrance to the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul during a coup attempt on July 16, 2016Two Turkish generals serving in Afghanistan have been detained in Dubai on suspicion of links to the July 15 failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a Turkish official said Tuesday. Major General Mehmet Cahit Bakir, the commander of Turkey’s task force in Afghanistan, and Brigadier General Sener Topuc were detained at Dubai airport, said the official, who asked not to be named.

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