Two Turkish generals serving in Afghanistan held in Dubai after coup

Two Turkish generals serving in Afghanistan have been detained in Dubai on suspicion of links to the July 15 failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a Turkish official said Tuesday.

Major General Mehmet Cahit Bakir, the commander of Turkey’s task force in Afghanistan, and Brigadier General Sener Topuc were detained at Dubai airport following cooperation between the Turkish intelligence service and the UAE authorities, the state-run Anadolu news agency added.

Source: National News Agency