Turkish Prime Minister Says Attempted Military Coup Underway, Local Media Reports

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Additional headlines:

Turkey ‘coup’: Live updates as explosion and gunfire reported in capitol Ankara (The Mirror)

Shooting heard in Ankara, military jets & helicopters flying over city – witnesses (RT)

Gunfire, Troops On Streets Reported In Turkey (Radio Free Europe)

What’s Going on in Turkey? (The Atlantic)

Turkey coup attempt: gunfire in Ankara as military aircraft fly over capital – live (The Guardian)

More to come as updates roll in.

 

This is a developing story: Military jets and helicopters seen flying low over Ankara and tanks reported in the streets, as two major bridges in Istanbul are closed to traffic.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a military coup attempt is currently underway and that military action has been taken without a chain of command, according to local media NTV. Continue reading