Turkey coup: Government claim to have restored control as Erdogan flies back in but 17 police killed in Ankara and at least two dead in violent Istanbul protests

By Barney Henderson and Chris Graham

16 JULY 2016 • 1:35AM

  • Coup attempt by Turkish military against Erdogan
  • 17 police ‘killed by military helicopter in Ankara’
  • At least two civilians killed in Istanbul protests
  • All flights in and out of Turkey suspended
  • Low flying jets and gunfire heard in Turkish capital
  • Both of Istanbul’s bridges across the Bosphorus closed
  • Turkey flights and holidays: what should I do if I am in Turkey or going there on holiday soon?
  • Turkey coup: in pictures Auto updateOn

Source: Turkey coup: Government claim to have restored control as Erdogan flies back in but 17 police killed in Ankara and at least two dead in violent Istanbul protests