Tanks, Protesters Take to Streets During Attempted Coup in Turkey

Soldiers appeared at intersections, military jets were reportedly flying low over the capital and airspace around Istanbul's main airports was closed, forcing international flights to divert.

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People appear in the streets during an attempted military coup in Ankara, Turkey, on July 16, 2016, in this photo provided by Turkish state-run photo agency Anadolu Agency.
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A military tank drives past during a coup attempt at entrance to the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul early Saturday, July 16, 2016.
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Turkish soldiers secure the area as supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan protest in Istanbul's Taksim Square amid an attempted coup early Saturday, July 16, 2016.
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A man covered with blood stands near the Bosphorus bridge as Turkish military face off with people at the entrance to the bridge amid unrest in Istanbul and Turkey on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
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A tank moves into position as Turkish people attempt to stop them, in Ankara, Turkey, early Saturday, July 16, 2016.
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People march in the streets in Ankara, Turkey, on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in this photo provided by Turkish state-run media organization Anadolu Agency.
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Fighter jets flew low over Turkey on Friday, July 15, 2016. One is seen in this photo provided by Turkish state-run photo agency Anadolu Agency.
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Turkish Army tanks move in the streets in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Ankara, Turkey.
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People take a Turkish soldier to police at Taksim Square in Istanbul on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
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Turkish security officers detain police officers (in black) on Friday, July 15, 2016 in Istanbul, during a security shutdown of the Bosphorus Bridge.
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People wave flags during a military coup attempt in Bursa, Turkey, on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in this photo provided by Turkish state-run media organization Anadolu Agency.
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People carry a man shot during clashes with Turkish military at the entrance to the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul, Turkey, on Saturday, July 16, 2016.
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Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan march in the streets of Istanbul in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 16, 2016.
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People protest in Tokat, Turkey, after a military coup attempt on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in this photo provided by Turkish state-run media organization Anadolu Agency.
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People hang Turkish flags during the reaction to a military coup attempt in Izmir, Turkey, on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in this photo provided by Turkish state-run media organization Anadolu Agency.
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Protesters fill the streets in Ankara, Turkey, on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in this photo provided by Turkish state-run media organization Anadolu Agency.
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Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chant slogans in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Istanbul.
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Police officers stand guard near the Turkish military headquarters, Friday, July 15, 2016, in Ankara, Turkey.
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Reacting to an attempted coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks on CNNTurk via a Facetime call on Friday, July 15, 2016, in Istanbul.
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Turkish soldiers block Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge on Friday, July 15, 2016, in Istanbul. Istanbul's bridges across the Bosphorus, the strait separating the European and Asian sides of the city, were closed to traffic.
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Turkish people attempt to stop tanks moving into position, in Ankara, Turkey, late Friday, July 15, 2016.
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Marchers fill the streets during a military coup attempt in Bursa, Turkey on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in this photo provided by Turkish state-run media organization Anadolu Agency.
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Amid an attempted coup, Turkish soldiers block Istanbul's iconic Bosporus Bridge on Friday, July 15, 2016, lit in the colors of the French flag in solidarity with the victims of Thursday's attack in Nice, France.
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Istanbul's iconic Bosporus Bridge was blocked by a group within Turkey's military in Istanbul, Friday, July 15, 2016, according to Turkey's prime minister, in an attempted coup.
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A Turkish security officer stands on guard on the side of the road on Friday, July 15, 2016, in Istanbul, during a security shutdown of the Bosphorus Bridge.
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