All flights in and out of Istanbul cancelled – Passengers trapped at airport
At Istanbul Ataturk International Airport, all outgoing flights are cancelled. Aircrafts, however, are still landing at this time. Bridges in Istanbul are closed.
Eyewitnesses said the situation is fairly calm in Istanbul. People are streaming in the streets in Ankara.
A tour guide reached in Antalya said the situation is calm and tourists are having a good time.
Turkey’s President appeared on local CNN Turk TV via phone, says “attempted uprising” will be given “necessary response”.
News channels are saying that the army is in full control of Ardogan’s residential area as well as Ataturk airport.