Shooting reported in Turkey’s Interior Ministry

Türkiye Materials 16 July 2016 11:53 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16


There has been a shooting in Turkey’s Interior Ministry, Haber 7 reports.

A coup attempt was launched in Turkey late on July 15 by a group of Turkish military servicemen.

There were reports saying that Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport was seized. Reports also indicated that 46 military men headed the attempt.

Later, Turkish officials announced that the attempt was foiled.

Death toll as a result of the coup attempt has reached 90, while more than 150 people have been wounded.

Police have arrested more than 1,563 people in connection with the coup attempt.