admin July 15, 2016

A military coup attempt has taken place in Turkey, media report.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said Turkey is facing an uprising attempt from inside the army, with the state-run Anadolu Agency reporting that Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar is being kept as a hostage.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan neither confirmed nor denied the information, telling that there was an “obscure atmosphere.”

Source: Trend News Agency