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Turkey rounds up scores of citizens with alleged Gulen links

A majority of those arrested were active members of the air force or police.
REFILE - CORRECTING BYLINE Turkish police stand guard in front of the Metropolitan Municipality headquarters in Diyarbakir, Turkey, August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar - RC194048D550

Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants this week for more than 200 people accused of links to an outlawed group the government blames for the 2016 failed coup. 

In the western coastal province of Izmir, security forces were searching for 191 people, 181 of whom were active members of the Turkish Air Forces, reported the state-run Anadolu Agency. The authorities have so far arrested 145 people across 22 provinces. 

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