Turkey Coup: Strong Explosion Reported In Ankara

There are reports of a strong explosion, and gunfire, in the Turkish capital, Ankara, amidst an ongoing coup attempt.

A strong explosion has been reported in the Turkish capital, Ankara, alongside ongoing gunfire, according to the AFP news agency.

Local news networks and eyewitnesses are suggesting that the explosion has occurred at the headquarters at the state-run television station, which had earlier been seized by the soldiers carrying out the coup.

Reuters has also quoted military helicopters opening fire over the capital, Ankara.

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