Turkish soldiers block both bridges on the Bosphorus in Istanbul and jets flying low in Ankara. Reason not clear yet pic.twitter.com/tMG7KKYvGh
— Selin Girit (@selingirit) July 15, 2016
Yildirim reportedly said that the actions are only being taken by part of the military, adding that security forces are doing what is necessary to resolve the situation. He said live on TV:
This is a coup attempt. Those behind this will pay the heaviest price
UPDATE 1: The military say they are now in control of power.
UPDATE 2: President missing.. No word heard from him and details of his whereabouts unknown.