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    The Russian embassy in Ankara has no information on possible casualties among Russian citizens during the attempted coup in Turkey, an embassy source told RIA Novosti.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Earlier on Saturday, the Turkish government came under siege by a faction of military forces tried to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's rule.

    "Fighting continued throughout the night. There is still not information either on injured or on fatalities," the source said.

    At least 60 people were killed amid the military coup attempt in Turkey, 42 of them died in Ankara. The victims include civilians and military servicemen, according to the Ankara prosecutor’s office.

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