Turkish army denies suicide soldiers abused

Relatives of dead conscripts say they were victims of physical abuse and torture.

    Suicide in NATO's second-largest army has been on the rise in the last 10 years. The Turkish military blames it on family problems and drug addiction.

    But relatives of the dead conscripts, say they have been victims of physical abuse and torture.

    Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Istanbul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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