In Pictures: Military Coup Rocks Turkey

People demonstrate in front of the Republic Monument at the Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

What We Know So Far

  • Coup attempt by Turkish military against Erdogan
  • Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister: Coup has failed
  • Erdogan lands in Istanbul, says ‘prepared to die for my country’
  • 17 police ‘killed by military helicopter in Ankara’
  • ‘Total of 42’ casualties in night of chaos
  • All flights in and out of Turkey suspended
  • Low flying jets and gunfire heard in Turkish capital
  • Both of Istanbul’s bridges across the Bosphorus closed

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