More than 15,000 education staff in Turkey have been suspended after last week’s failed coup, as a purge of state officials widens still further.
The ministry of education accused them of links to Fethullah Gulen, a US-based cleric the Turkish government says was behind Friday’s uprising.
Gulen denies any involvement in the coup attempt .
The resignation of more than 1,500 university deans has also been ordered by Turkey’s high education board.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim vowed to take action against Gulen’s supporters.
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