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A coup short lasting mutiny of Erdogan’s Presidency failed as Civil war broke out in Turkey 104 soldiers were involved in the coup according to ABC’s foreign editor Jon Williams, Multiple people are reported dead on the streets including – allegedly 17 police, An F16 also shot down a helicopter.

It all started late last night EST, when a Military helicopter reportedly opened fire in the district of Ankara where the Turkish National Intelligence Organization headquarters is at. With absence of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a surprise coup took place. Tanks were out on the streets, soldiers, helicopters and jets they had the whole armada.

The Military rebels quickly lost control of the situation first losing the strategic point of having the TRT media then losing CNN’s media broadcasting center ending the coup with the arrest of several leaders and surrender of others with some leaving and abandoning their tanks. First Suggested to be started by a local rebel group lead by fethullah Gulen. Gulen then responded strongly denied the accusations saying “I condemn, in strongest terms, the attempted Turkey Coup. Government should be won thru process of free & fair elections, not force.” said Gulen. Naming the leader “Col Muharrem Kose” a recently dismissed disgruntled Gulen member. Video’s posted on social media showed the situation as it unfolded showing helicopters, soldiers and F16 Fighter jets firing bullets while tanks rolled through the streets as pro-Erdogan protesters blocked the tanks and climbed on top of them.

Over two thousand soldiers have been arrested, scores of other people are injured – 1,400
194 are DEAD including – protesting civilians and police according to Turkish Officials. On going gun fire and military action is still happening in Turkey early this mornin there were reports of soldiers still firing weapons and blocking bridges.

Erdogan condemned the acts as “strong acts of treason.”

The Situation has since calmed down with some people of Turkey celebrating Erdogan’s victory.

However there is still some remaining Turkish Military resistance according to SKYNEWS.

8 soldiers are asking for asylum and have flown by helicopter to Greece.

CNN Turk has been taken over by coup plotters.

the Prime Minister of Turkey has responded saying.

“Part of the military is attempting a coup in Turkey” the country’s Prime Minister Binali Y?ld?r?m said according to RT news.

Access to all forms of media State TV has been shutdown including social media – Twitter, Facebook and YouTube were blocked which is no surprise for turkey to use a media blackout as we’ve seen it before in the past. It’s something Turkey is very common to doing.

Two bridges were closed down in Istanbul, Turkey.

On a video posted to twitter sound of Turkish fighter jets can be heard and the twitter user responded saying.

“Turkish Armed Forces have completely taken over the administration of the country to reinstate constitutional order, human rights and freedoms, the rule of law and general security that was damaged.

“All international agreements are still valid. We hope that all of our good relationships with all countries will continue.”

The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdo?an is on holiday and outside the country. Reuters has quoted a source within his office as saying that he is safe.

Several Other Videos Show Fighter jets the Turkish Military has made Declaration that it is now in control of Ankara, Turkey.

Tanks are posted outside the Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport and other locations in the city. Shots and explosions across all of Turkey not just the couped city of Ankara have been reported and heard live on CNN.

RT is now reporting that the rebels have taken officials hostage. U.S. TravelGov has issued a statement saying.

An announcement on the Turkish state broadcaster TRT says that a curfew has been declared across Turkey and airports are closed according to CNN and The announcer was forced to read a statement by the Turkish military

That statement promises a new constitution for the country and says that democracy and the secular rule of law had been undermined. Ending with Martial law has been imposed.

Erdogan is calling for people to take to the streets in his support.

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Anti-coup protest have started in turkey a video on twitter purports to show.

Islamic Imams have called for Muslims to rise up.

Tanks have opened fire near the Turkish parliament building, Reuters reports, following similar reports from NTV and local journalists about gunfire in Ankara and Istanbul.

Protesters have heard Erdogan’s call to take to the streets, though, and some are chanting “shoulder to shoulder against the coup”. Others have refused the imposed curfew and squared off with military forces who’ve closed bridges and streets. In one video, a policeman and military officer argue in a crowd in the street; in another, cars jammed in traffic honked horns in unison as people mill among them. In a third, a crowd sings and lifts up a huge Turkish flag.

The National Police force, is fighting the Turkish Military in the streets.

Two more explosions reported in Central Ankara,Turkey. One explosion is reported to have hit the Turkish Parliament building according to Reuters.

Erdogan applied for Asylum in Germany but was denied. Erdogan blamed the coup on Fethullah Gulen and his followers.

Obama has stood up in favor of Erdogan in a call with secretary of state John Kerry the whitehouse has issued a press response. Urging the Turkish people to support the democratically elected President Erdogan.

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Lots of livestreams have popped up all throughout turkey showing raw footage of the military coup.

Senior advisor to Erdogan told CNN Erdogan is in the City of Istanbul, Turkey.

Turkish army commander says “the coup represents a small group of people and there is no cause for concern” according to a Bostonglobe report.

Turkish Military forces have said the coup is over although it might not be over.

Protesters have been targeted.

Arrest have been made of soldiers and leaders of the coup as Authorities seize TV station.

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