15 июля


Saga Of July 15

People resisted  against the coup attempt.

People resisted against the coup attempt.

TIME : 22:46 LOCATION : Zonguldak

On the night of July 15, people of Zonguldak took to the streets upon the call of President Erdogan and resisted against the coup attempt. People of Zonguldak who gathered around the miner monument kept democracy watch until the early hours of the morning. Mayor, Governor, Provincial Police Chief and Gendarmerie Commander of Zonguldak came together and collaborated to prevent any problem in the city. Governor Ali Kaban said that Commander of Provincial Gendarmerie Command Colonel Haluk Selvi called him after he received illegal orders and informed governor about the situation.

Exit of soldiers from barracks was prevented in order not to cause any potential problem. Former Commander of Zonguldak Garrison Brigadier General Birol Şimşek, Gendarmerie Senior Colonel Kamil Günler commissioned in Garrison Command and Commander of Black Sea Region and Garrison Commodore Hasan Doğan and Captain Mustafa Kemal Öztürk whose cooperation with coup plotters was detected after July15 were arrested.