BREAKING: TURKEY In Turmoil As Military Coup Taking Place Right Now With Gunfire In Turkish Capital; Helicopters, Military Jets Spotted Overhead

By Walid Shoebat

Reports are coming out that Turkish Armed Forces took over the government. Military jets are also flying over Turkish capital Ankara; military vehicles are also blocking bridges in Istanbul, reports say.

Tanks can be seen in the streets of Istanbul:

Interesting signs of the times indeed


Turkey blocked Twitter, Youtube and Facebook in the midst of the coup and clashes between security forces reveal open fire on the intel headquarters and Turkish state TV is shutdown

Ankara is surrounded by tanks


The Turkish TRT broadcaster is under army control

Yildirim says “it would be wrong to call it a coup” but that there has been an attempt by “part of the military”.

He describes it as an “illegal attempt” to seize power.

Turkey would never allow any “initiative that would interrupt democracy”, he said, and promised the perpetrators “will pay the highest price”.

4:47 Reports on Turkish state news agency that the country’s top general ‘held hostage’ at military HQ.

4:48 Turkish army says they have control of the entire country:






5:41 heavy gunfire at Erdogan’s Presidential Palace it is not confirmed if Edrogan is hiding there in its hidden tunnels or if he is in Italy:

5:46 Erdogan refused landing in Turkey and is said to be seeking asylum in Germany which refuses him entry there:

Turkish president Tayyip Erdoğan is reportedly seeking asylum in Germany, as a military coup continues in Turkey, U.S. military sources tell NBC News. Erdoğan’s presidential jet was allegedly denied landing rights at Istanbul’s airport, before heading out of the country. Addressing Turkey via Facetime, Erdoğan asserted declared, “I am president,” and vowed to crush the opposition forces.


Erdogan calls his supporters from the AKP to hit the streets, reports reveal massive numbers are out on the streets in support for Erdogan near Istanbul airport.