According to a statement from the coup soldiers, Turkey is to be run from this point on by a “peace council”, which will ensure the safety of the Turkish population. Advertisements
The Turkish military have declared martial law and imposed a curfew, according to a statement by state-run broadcaster TRT.
Reports have suggested that hostages have been taken by those involved in the coup, in the Turkish capital, Ankara, including the military chief-of-staff.
Unauthorised military action, including low-flying jets and gunfire in the capital, Ankara, and the blocking of traffic over Istanbul’s bridges have been reported in Turkey.
At least 28 people have been killed, and a further 60 wounded, after three suicide bombers attacked Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, in Turkey.
At least seven people, reportedly six soldiers and a civilian, have been injured, following a car bombing, in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
At least one person has been killed, following a suicide bombing, at a shopping centre, in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
At least four people, three militants and a police officer, have been killed, following clashes, in the city of Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey.
At least 37 people have now been killed, following a car bomb attack, in the Turkish capital, Ankara, as the death toll rose.
At least 27 people have been killed, and a further 75 are wounded, after a car bomb was detonated, in the Turkish capital, Ankara.