- A faction of the Turkish military has tried and failed to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
- Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said fewer than 3,000 soldiers were involved in the putsch. A similar number was later said to have been arrested.
- Late on Friday, soldiers barricaded access to the major crossways over the Bosphorus in Istanbul and seized the city’s airport. Tanks strafed parliament in Ankara.
- Supporters across the country heeded Erdoğan’s call to take to the streets and resist the coup attempt. Soldiers surrendered to the crowds and police overnight.
- Erdoğan and his allies have accused Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen of orchestrating the coup from abroad.
Erdoğan Survives Putsch in Turkey
The president’s supporters take to the streets and defeat an attempted military coup.
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