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Scenes of Chaos, Anger During Attempted Turkey Coup
There was an angry backlash after elements of the military staged a coup in Turkey, trying to seize power with tanks and aircraft.
Moments after soldiers sundered, civilians gathered on top of abandoned tanks.
After elements of the military shut down bridges in Istanbul with tanks, shut down a state-controlled television station and attempted to seize power, President Tayyip Erdogan defiantly urged people to take to the streets in a show of support for the government.
People demonstrate outside Ataturk International Airport during an attempted coup in Istanbul.
People stand in front of a tank near the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge during clashes with military forces in Istanbul early on July 16.
People carry a man shot during clashes with Turkish military at the entrance to the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul.
Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan protest in front of soldiers in Istanbul's Taksim square early on July 16.
Turkey's military staged a coup late Friday, taking over a government television channel and imposing martial law with tanks on the streets of Istanbul.
Turkish tanks move into position as Turkish people attempt to stop them in Ankara.
Turkish soldiers block Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge on July 15.