They said commanders told them they were taking part in military manoeuvres
The pictures, shared widely across social media, may instead show an older incident some users say
Coup never likely to succeed once it had lost advantage of surprise
At least 2,800 military personnel have been detained across the country as the government cracks down on the attempted coup
The military have decalared martial law and media outlets have been taken over
A large explosion has been heard in the Turkish capital of Ankara during an attempted coup by military forces against President Erdogan's regime.
A crowd has been gathering in Taksim Square in central Istanbul where troops and police are already present
There are ways to minimise risk, but ultimately we need to travel
President Erdogan has been increasingly isolated abroad while facing rising protests at home over his authoritarian policies as well as an increasingly bloody conflict with the Kurdish PKK and the Islamist terrorists of Isis
The office said 239 people were injured in the attack
After the attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, Simon Calder looks at the immediate effects for travellers - and the longer-term implications for Turkey and its tourism industry
The presumed nominees respond to the deadly attacks
A video posted to social media by a human rights observer shows the moment police open fire on LGBT activists
Authorities had reportedly banned the march this year as it coincides with the holy month of Ramadan
Police were called to disperse the attackers, resulting in tear gas and rubber bullets being fired
'Such a meeting and demonstration march will not be allowed to take place by our governate, taking into account the security of our citizens, in particular the participants, as well as the public order'