A military coup is underway in Turkey at this very moment. It appears that the military has began by blocking bridges and deploying tanks and soldiers on the streets in Ankara and around parliament. Military aircraft are constantly flying overhead.
— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016
Social media blocked, TRT World news channel taken off air. Army on streets. Jets in the sky.
If it looks like a duck… #Turkey
— Kamahl Santamaria (@KamahlAJE) July 15, 2016
Other reports indicate that there has been some casualties as the Turkish army moves to overtake government buildings. Some witnesses report police are being arrested and a video of a Turkish commander confirming the government had been seized.
Here is video footage of F-16’s flying low over Turkey:
— Conflict News (@Conflicts) July 15, 2016
Rumors are also circulating that President Erdogan is dead, but that cannot be confirmed at this point. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available.