A Coup Attempt in Turkey

Amid chaos and conflicting reports, images from the ground in Turkey.

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People wave Turkish flags as they march from Kizilay Square to the Turkish General Staff building to protest a military coup attempt in Ankara on July 16.

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People run away from tanks after taking over a military position on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul on July 16. 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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People take cover as soldiers and police shoot at each other on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul on July 16.

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People stand and celebrate on an army tank after taking over a military position on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul on July 16.

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Men wave flags and stand on tanks as people walk on the Bosphorus Bridge after it was retaken from the military in Istanbul on July 16.

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A Turkish police officer embraces a man on a tank after seizing the military's position on the Anatolian side of Uskudar in Istanbul on July 16.

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Turkey's MPs react to the attacks through the night at the Turkish parliament on July 16 in Ankara.

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Clothes and weapons belonging to soldiers involved in a coup attempt lie on the ground abandoned on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul on July 16.

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An unidentified man uses his belt to hit Turkish soldiers involved in the coup attempt on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul on July 16.

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People drag a soldier after troops involved in the coup attempt surrendered on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul on July 16.

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People take to the streets in Ankara on July 16 during a protest against the military coup.

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People lie down on the ground in Ankara during a protest against the military coup on July 16.

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Turkish solders in Taksim Square in Istanbul on July 16.

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A man wearing a Turkish flag as a cape raises his hand in Ankara during a protest against the military coup on July 16.

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A destroyed car in Ankara on July 16.

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A wounded protester in Ankara on July 16.

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People take to the streets in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 16 in Antalya.

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People take to the streets in Ankara on July 16 during a protest against the military coup.

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People wave a giant Turkish flag in Taksim Square in Istanbul on July 16.

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks on CNN Turk via a FaceTime call on July 15 in Istanbul.

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Turkish internal security officers pass a soldier on July 15, in Istanbul, during a shutdown of the Bosphorus Bridge.

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A Turkish security officer stands on guard on the side of the road on July 15, in Istanbul, during a shutdown of the Bosphorus Bridge.

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Turkish security officers detain unknown individuals on the side of the road in Istanbul on July 15.

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Turkish soldiers block Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge on July 15.

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A scene at Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge on July 15.

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Turkish security officers detain police (in black) on July 15.

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Turkish soldiers block Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge on July 15.

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Turkish soldiers guard Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge on July 15.

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Police officers stand guard near the Turkish military headquarters in Ankara on July 15.

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