A coup is taking place right now in Turkey. The Turkish military has taken over top government buildings, tanks have been sent to the airport in Istanbul, helicopters are flying over Ankara and Turkish officials have been taken hostages.
An explosion has taken place in a police headquarters in the capital Ankara.
The Bosphorus Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge have been blocked by the army and all flights to Istanbul have been canceled.
Erdogan is reportedly on vacation