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    A Turkish helicopter with seven alleged coup supporters on board has landed in Greek city of Alexandroupolis, Greek TV ERT reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the reports, passengers of the helicopter are Turkish military. They reportedly took part in the attempted coup in Turkey and requested political asylum in Greece.

    A Black Hawk helicopter sent a distress signal, ERT broadcaster reported.

    On Friday, a military coup attempt was carried out in Turkey. According to the Turkish General Staff, 104 coup supporters were killed, while 47 civilians, 41 police officers, 2 soldiers died in clashes. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Edrogan accused Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen, an outspoken critic of the government in self-imposed exile in the United States, of organizing the unrest.

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