Turkey dismissed about three thousand were involved in the coup attempt of civil servants

© RIA Novosti / Alena Palaschenkove Ankara. Archival photoTurkey dismissed about three thousand were involved in the coup attempt of civil servants© RIA Novosti / Alain Palazhchenko

The Turkish government adopted a decree under the action of the state of emergency imposed in the country after a coup attempt in July 2016 on the basis of which the civil service dismissed 2756 people suspected of involvement in the opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen.

According to a decree published Sunday in the official newspaper Resmi Gazete, of the Turkish armed forces fired 637 people, including 155 —of the army, 155 — of the Navy, and 327 from the BBC. Layoffs have also touched members of the gendarmerie, police, coast guard, Ministry of justice, Ministry of education, the office for religious Affairs, state universities. In addition, closed 17 public organizations, including seven funds.

A group of rebels attempted military coup in Turkey in the night of July 16, 2016. The main fighting took place in Ankara and Istanbul. Killed more than 240 Turkish citizens, more than 2 thousand people were injured, the rebellion was suppressed. In Turkey after the mutiny were arrested, more than 50 thousand people laid off or dismissed more than 140 thousand civil servants. The Turkish authorities have accused of involvement in the coup attempt, the organization gülen living in the United States. Gulen himself has condemned the coup and rejected the accusations.