Published On: Sat, Jul 16th, 2016

Turkey coup in pictures


ANKARA, TURKEY: Turkey’s president has declared his government remains in charge after a coup attempt brought a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital that left at least 90 people dead. News Source Samaa

More than 750 soldiers have been detained.

Here are the ten most striking pictures from a Friday night in Turkey – a night the country will remember.


People march with Turkish flags in the resort town of Marmaris, Turkey July 16, 2016.    REUTERS/Kenan Gurbuz



A man covered with blood stands near the Bosphorus bridge as Turkish military clash with people at the entrance to the bridge in Istanbul on July 16, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Women react after people took over military position on the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul on July 16, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Turkish people wave the national flags on a car in Istanbul. PHOTO: AP

People offer Fajr prayers in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey on July 16, 2016. PHOTO: TWITTER

An injured woman draped in a Turkish flag is checked by others near military headquarters in Ankara, Turkey July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer


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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology