Friday, July 15, 2016

BREAKING Apparent Military Coup Underway in Turkey


This is a developing story. Return to this post for updates.

UPDATE 1

Turkey 'coup': low flying jets and gunfire heard in Ankara.



UPDATE 2

Turkish PM confirms army uprising.


UPDATE 3

Video 

Turkish F-16 conducting low pass flight over Ankara.
UPDATE 4
UPDATE 5

Military says in statement that military has taken over.

Update 6

Turkish military says Turkey's gov't leadership detained.

UPDATE 7

Army in control of state run broadcasts.

UPDATE 8

Military on the streets,


UPDATE 9

Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar was arrested.

UPDATE 10


UPDATE 11

  Turkish military declares martial law and curfew

UPDATE 12

ALL exits from country including airports closed: army statement

UPDATE 13

US-Turkish air base in Incirlik, nearby bases, order Force Protection Condition Delta, halts missions.

UPDATE 14

Council on Foreign Relations first take: confusion (via CFR prez).

UPDATE 15

 President Erdogan "under protection" w his entourage in Marmaris, near Bodrum where he was vacationing, (via Stratfor)

UPDATE 16

Cut off from television studios, Erdogan says he’s still President and Commander-in-Chief via cell phone broadcast.



UPDATE 17

Statement from Turkish Armed Forces here.

UPDATE 18

Erdogan urges Turkish people to take to the streets to show support for the government.

UPDATE 19

HOT


Turkish  military has been ordered to pull out of northern Iraq.

UPDATE 20

Strong explosion heard in Turkish capital Ankara.

UPDATE 21


UPDATE 22

Continues here: VIDEO From Ankara Shows Helicopter Firing to Disperse Crowd; Turkey Coup Attempt

2 comments:

  1. Those people in the US who think the military should overthrow Obama don't realize that it will look like what is going on in Turkey.

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