The tanks surrounded parliament earlier in the night. Anatolu news agency reports that an aerial attack was carried out on the building, as well, resulting in several injuries.
— Conflict News (@Conflicts) July 16, 2016
According to CNN Turk, soldiers are firing on individuals attempted to cross the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul.
— CNN Türk ENG (@CNNTURK_ENG) July 15, 2016
Video also appears to document Turkish police arresting army soldiers.
— Gissur Simonarson CN (@GissiSim) July 15, 2016
Earlier in the day, in an apparent coup attempt, the Turkish military claimed it had seized power from the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
— Turkey Untold (@TurkeyUntold) July 16, 2016
Footage from earlier showed military helicopter opening fire on the main building of Turkish state television TRT and the headquarters of the TURKSAT satellite station.
Heavy gunfire was also reported at thte Presidential Palace and a series of explosions struck across the capital of Ankara.