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Military helicopters are flying over Turkey’s capital in Ankara. There are reports of shots fired according to eye witness reports. The coup is being led by a group in the military.

Prime Minster Yildirim just told NTV that the country is now seeing “the possibility of revolt.”

“Whoever did this will pay the heaviest price,” Anadolu agency.

#Turkey's president @RT_Erdogan taken to safe place in Marmaris, expected to make statement. pic.twitter.com/9QA8GpDxht

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

Turkish military has declared that they are taking over the country. The Turkish military chief has been detained. This is the end. 

Footage shows rapid movement of military jets in #Istanbul, army deployed to streets, two main bridges closed. pic.twitter.com/k9LAr5seQK

— Rudaw English (@RudawEnglish) July 15, 2016

*** This should lead many of us to wonder what the point of NATO is?

Genelkurmay Başkanı rehin alındı https://t.co/zAVh7HQtaZ pic.twitter.com/FiLC0wksCg

— ANADOLU AJANSI (@anadoluajansi) July 15, 2016

All Diplomats have been ordered to stay in their residences. The Turkish armed forces.

Turkish tanks supposedly at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. pic.twitter.com/xFHJeyFnW2 https://t.co/jbmUGZbNYY

— Patrick Megahan (@PatMegahan) July 15, 2016

“Turkish Armed Forces have completely taken over the administration of the country to reinstate constitutional order, human rights and freedoms, the rule of law and the general security that was damaged,” the military said in a statement. “All international agreements are still valid. We hope that all of our good relationships with all countries will continue.”