Bulgaria handed to Turkey seven allegedly involved in coup attempt against Erdoğan – reports

Bulgaria has quietly handed over to Turkey seven more people suspected of links to the movement of Fethullah Gülen and allegedly involved in the July 15 coup attempt against Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, according to reports in Turkish media.

The seven were found in a lorry while trying to cross from Bulgaria into Romania on October 17, Turkey’s Doğan News Agency said.

The press office of Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said only that it could not confirm the information, Bulgaria media said.

However, Bulgarian daily Sega said on October 18 that its sources had confirmed the case.

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