The number of foreigners visiting Turkey plummeted nearly 38 percent in August, with tourism battered by the July failed coup and security concerns after attacks, statistics showed Thursday. The figures are the first to show visitor numbers for a full month after the attempted putsch which saw a rogue military faction try to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from power and attempt to seize Istanbul's main international airport.
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Turkey saw the sharpest drop in the number of foreign visitors last March since October 2006, with 13 percent fewer arrivals on average compared to the same period last year, official data showed Thursday.