Turkey fires police chiefs in 16 provinces: Reports

ANKARA (AFP) - The Turkish government fired police chiefs in 16 provinces, the Dogan news agency said on Wednesday, as it continued its purge of law enforcement amid a corruption scandal hitting the cabinet.

Among the police chiefs dismissed in an interior ministry decree were those from several big cities including Ankara, Izmir, Antalya and Diyarbakir, Dogan reported.