Turkish Coup Attempt: Explosion heard in Ankara with reports of gunfire in central Istanbul

Matt Payton
Friday 15 July 2016 22:49 BST

A large explosion has been heard in the Turkish capital of Ankara during an attempted coup by military forces against President Erdogan's regime.

The explosion occurred at the state-run television building, CNN-Turk reports.

In central Istanbul, gunfire has been heard near Taksim square where crowds had started to gather.

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