Turkey coup: Seventeen police officers killed in helicopter attack on police special forces, reports say

Will Worley
Saturday 16 July 2016 00:24
A Turkish army helicopter flies above Ankara
A Turkish army helicopter flies above Ankara

Seventeen police officers have been killed in a helicopter attack on police special forces headquarters on the outskirts of Ankara, according to Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency.

Turkish Air Force planes are flying above Ankara to strike at helicopters that are being used by those attempting the coup, the news agency said.

Privately-run NTV television reported F-16 jets have brought down a Sikorsky helicopter, but didn't provide any details.

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