BREAKING! Military Coup Underway in Turkey


15 Jul 2016

BREAKING! Military Coup Underway in Turkey

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Turkey Military Coup
Turkey Military Coup
Turkish military is attempting to overthrow the government in Istanbul.

According to Rudaw, a news platform in the Middle East, the military has taken over the state run broadcaster, TRT.

Reports say there is heavy military presence in Istanbul and social media sites, Facebook, Twitter alongside Youtube have been reportedly shut down in the country.

The military says the current government has damaged rule of law, democratic and secular system hence they are taking over.

Reports of unusual development in #Turkey’s Istanbul. Troops deployed to streets, helicopters overheard. pic.twitter.com/MsPcMz8ApU

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

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— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

Update: YouTube blocked in Turkey, alongside Facebook and Twitter. pic.twitter.com/kdgxfbbzWz

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

Reports emerge of #Turkish military presence at Ataturk International Airport, flights halted. pic.twitter.com/yU6MdGAzQH

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— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

Civilians rush to withdraw money from ATM machines in #Turkey as military attempts coup. Picture: Twitter. pic.twitter.com/89CmBBYLLW

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

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— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

All flights suspended to #Turkey as fate of attempted military coup remains unknown. pic.twitter.com/aCBBedHPGu

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

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— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

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Turkey’s president, Recep Tayipp Erdogan has called on citizens to take to the streets to show support for his administration.

President @RT_Erdogan urges civilians to take to street in show of support as military attempts coup. pic.twitter.com/71FpjiktDa

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

People were seen on the streets as news of the coup spreads.

Hundreds of people pour into streets in #Istanbul as news of military coup spreads. Picture: Twitter. pic.twitter.com/fTqNKGHifp

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

Photo Credit: Twitter – @RudawEnglish

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