Originally Posted by NorCal
It was a set up.
Since Friday's attempted coup:
6,000 military personnel have been arrested, with more than two dozen generals awaiting trial
9,000 police officers have been sacked
Almost 3,000 judges have been suspended
More than 15,000 education staff in Turkey have been suspended
More than 1,500 university deans have also been ordered to resign
the licences of 21,000 teachers working at private institutions revoked.
More than 250 staff in Mr Yildirim's office have been removed
Turkey's media regulation body on Tuesday also revoked the licenses of 24 radio and TV channels accused of links to Mr Gulen.
The country's Religious Affairs Directorate has banned religious funerals for supporters of the attempted coup, the Anadolu news agency reported.
As per BBC: "Meanwhile it has emerged that the army first received intelligence a coup was under way at 16:00 local time (13:00 GMT) on Friday, hours before a rogue faction deployed tanks and targeted key infrastructure."