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Turkey 'coup': low flying jets and gunfire heard in Ankara.
Turkish PM confirms army uprising.
Turkish F-16 conducting low pass flight over Ankara.
UPDATE 4#Turkey| VIDEO: Turk F-16 conducting low pass (at night) over #Ankara. Show of force in urban area? 📽@HazalKoptagel pic.twitter.com/RyZoHfcl0z— Mikey Kay (@MikeyKayNYC) July 15, 2016
UPDATE 5Turkish chief of general staff soon to make an announcement I hear. If true that means military united. Will be hard to fight. #turkeycoup— Alex Barker (@alexebarker) July 15, 2016
Military says in statement that military has taken over.
Turkish military says Turkey's gov't leadership detained.
Army in control of state run broadcasts.
Military on the streets,
Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar was arrested.
Social media in Turkey blocked as the military takes over pic.twitter.com/Rd4xcKkH48— Trey Yingst (@TreyYingst) July 15, 2016
Turkish military declares martial law and curfew
ALL exits from country including airports closed: army statement
US-Turkish air base in Incirlik, nearby bases, order Force Protection Condition Delta, halts missions.
Council on Foreign Relations first take: confusion (via CFR prez).
Turkey coup presents dilemma to US, Europe govts: do you support non-democratic coup vs increasingly non-democratic authoritarian leader?— Richard N. Haass (@RichardHaass) July 15, 2016
President Erdogan "under protection" w his entourage in Marmaris, near Bodrum where he was vacationing, (via Stratfor)
Cut off from television studios, Erdogan says he’s still President and Commander-in-Chief via cell phone broadcast.
Statement from Turkish Armed Forces here.
Erdogan urges Turkish people to take to the streets to show support for the government.
Turkish military has been ordered to pull out of northern Iraq.
Strong explosion heard in Turkish capital Ankara.
Sky news Arabic: Turkish chief of staff killed— avi issacharoff (@issacharoff) July 15, 2016
Continues here: VIDEO From Ankara Shows Helicopter Firing to Disperse Crowd; Turkey Coup Attempt