Almost 200 people have been killed in a violent attempted military coup in Turkey.
104 attempted plotters died and close to 90 civilians after a faction of the Turkish the military began their attempt to overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. More than 1000 people have been injured.
Close to 200 rebel soldiers have reportedly surrendered to police and more than 1500 military officers have been detained.
Gunfire and explosions rocked both the main city of Istanbul and the capital city of Ankara. But by early Saturday (local time) there were signs the coup was crumbling.
A senior Turkish official reportedly said attacks on Turkish Parliament and the presidential palace had largely stopped.
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