Turkey: 40 sentenced to life for attempting to kill Erdogan

Turkish Army officers escort a man accused of attempting to kill Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, to a court in Mugla, southwesternTurkey, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The court sentenced 40 suspects, most of them former military personnel, to life in prison Wednesday, convicting them of charges that include attempting to kill Erdogan during last year’s failed coup. (Cavit Akgun/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)


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