A woman is reflected in a poster made for an anti-coup rally, at Taksim Square in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said Tuesday 16,000 people have been formally arrested and remanded in custody in connection with last month's failed coup attempt, while another 6,000 detainees were still being processed.Turkish authorities say Gulen's followers used several smartphone messaging apps to communicate with each other in the years ahead of the coup attempt and that Turkey's national intelligence agency, cracking the program, was able to trace tens of thousands of people from the group.A senior Turkish official said Turkey's intelligence agency has identified at least 56,000 operatives of Gulen's network as they cracked the little-known smartphone messaging app called ByLock, that the group began using in 2014 .
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