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Live updates: Erdogan vows revenge after Turkey coup attempt

Here are the latest developments following Friday's failed coup attempt in Turkey:

  • Turkey has arrested some 6,000 people and suspended nearly 8,000 police officers
  • The country's president has vowed revenge and hinted he could bring back the death penalty
  • John Kerry and Boris Johnson have urged Erdogan to show restraint
  • Turkey has called on the US to extradite Fethullah Gulen who it blames for the plot
  • The Foreign Office has told Britons that the situation is still "volatile"
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Demonstrations expected outside US consulate building

Citizens are advised to avoid the area around US buildings in Turkey Credit: Reuters

Demonstrations are expected to take place outside the US consulate building in Turkey today, with American citizens urged to avoid the area.

The US Consulate General in Istanbul issued the warning as tensions between the two countries grew over Turkey's demands for the extradition of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen in relation to Friday's attempted coup.

Turks have been marching and protesting in public places to demonstrate support for President Tayyip Erdogan since early on Saturday morning.

On Twitter, some accounts urged followers to meet at the US Consulate on Monday afternoon.

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