It has been reported that a coup was taking place in Turkey.
We are now seeing reports that the coup was successful.
The prime minister went on and said the coup would not succeed, but the military is saying otherwise and reports from the ground are suggesting otherwise.
There have been government leaders taken into custody.
Report: Turkish military releases statement, saying armed forces have 'fully seized control' of the country.
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 15, 2016
— Conflict News (@Conflicts) July 15, 2016
BREAKING NEWS: Turkey army statement claims coup has been successful
— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) July 15, 2016
It is now being reported that the Turkish President is seeking asylum in Germany.
After years of tyrannical oppression and opposition to basic human freedoms, President Erdogan of Turkey has been overthrown by a military coup.
It appears that this coup has been successful.
#BREAKING: US officials tell NBC News that Turkish President Erdogan is reportedly seeking asylum in Germany.
— i24NEWS English (@i24NEWS_EN) July 15, 2016