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Thousands React in the Aftermath of Failed Turkish Coup

People across the country take to the streets after a failed coup attempt is declared over in Turkey.

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People protesting against the coup, wave a Turkish flag on top of the monument in Taksim square, Istanbul, Turkey, on July 16.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government is in charge after a coup attempt brought a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital that left dozens dead. The state-run news agency said more than 750 soldiers have been detained across the country.

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A Turkish police officer embraces a man on a tank after the military position was taken over at the Anatolian side at Uskudar in Istanbul on July 16. Authorities arrested thousands of people as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed those responsible "will pay a heavy price for their treason.

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Men wave flags as they stand on tanks as people walk on the Bosphorus Bridge after taking over the military position, in Istanbul.

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A Turkish anti riot police officer stands guard on a tank after a military position on the Bosphorus bridge was taken over in Istanbul on July 16, 2016.

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People wave Turkish flags and react after a military position was taken over at the Ataturk airport in Istanbul.

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People wave national flags as they march from Kizilay square to Turkish General Staff building to react against military coup attempt, in Ankara.

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A man waves a Turkish flag as people protest against a coup near the Turkish military headquarters, in Ankara.

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Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who were staging a protest against a coup, clash with Turkish journalists near the Turkish military headquarters, in Ankara.

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Women react after people took over military position on the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul.

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People wave Turkish flags as they stand around the Republic Monument in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey.

 

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