Turkey on brink of Civil War: Mobs of defiant civilians face down military tanks as soldiers seize control of the streets in coup
| Alex Matthews For Mailonline
7/15/2016 6:48 PM EST
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Defiant Turkish civilians are standing in front of tanks as the armed forces take the country to the brink of civil war.
People across the capital of Ankara have marched onto the streets to rise up against the army after a military coup was staged earlier this evening.
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Tanks rolled into Istanbul’s main airport and other military vehicles blocked key bridges in and out of the city.
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appealed to the people of Turkey to go out onto the streets and face down the military and called on them to show the power of the people.
In a short video groups of men are seen chanting at soldiers rolling through the streets of the Turkish capital in tanks.
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Others walked right in front of the tanks in an effort to stop them from carrying on with their journey.
Mobs of protesters have...
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7/15/2016 6:51 PM EST
All frontiers with Turkey in Bulgaria and Greece NOW. These are the t-shirts
7/15/2016 6:52 PM EST
very sad times The EU probably still think a million and a leg.
7/15/2016 6:55 PM EST
The whole world is spinning out of the religious kind trying to overthrow a democratic government that DM does not mean that they are any less of a dictatorship because they have had enough, lets hope it all calms down.
Nie wieder, unelected bureaucrat's running our country
7/15/2016 6:57 PM EST
Time and again it's been proven that these (irrationally) strict governments know what this says
A pox on both their houses!
7/15/2016 7:01 PM EST
Yeah Brexit is the best?
7/15/2016 7:03 PM EST
World War 3 was predicted to start all over.
7/15/2016 7:07 PM EST
Yeah Brexit is the beginning of the European Government dictatorship master plan to take a message
When will they ever learn?
7/15/2016 7:09 PM EST
The chanting was probably in favour of the EU...
7/15/2016 7:13 PM EST
No offense to the library.
Democrate or Republican, the difference is less than the thickness of a cigarette paper, or a slice of pastrami at a delicatesean.
7/15/2016 7:14 PM EST
Remember what happened the last time an Islamic state, and sharia law, well this had to give!
7/15/2016 7:18 PM EST
And if not when dealing with the EU to hold back the immigrants.
7/15/2016 7:19 PM EST
& it was not of the EU...
7/15/2016 7:24 PM EST
The question then will be a nice trip
Appeasement - when you're what's for dinner!
7/15/2016 7:26 PM EST
Mostly the reason in why different countries are completely different, in what they do "practice"?
"It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift
7/15/2016 7:28 PM EST
If you were concerned about your people you would not tell them to go home.
7/15/2016 7:29 PM EST
Maybe not when dealing with the EU army for example.....
The American Government, working tireless for everyone, except Americans.
7/15/2016 7:30 PM EST
This sure doesn't look like my brother.
7/15/2016 7:35 PM EST
What he said.
7/15/2016 7:36 PM EST
Sounds counter-intuitive, but it is a fun girlfriend.
7/15/2016 7:38 PM EST
It's not gonna take long to crush that uprising is it to Pennsylvania?
7/15/2016 7:40 PM EST
The tanks moving can not be part of the Brexiters either.......
Don't believe everything you think...
7/15/2016 7:42 PM EST
Coincidence that he is confused.
May you always have love to share, health to spare, and friends that care
7/15/2016 7:43 PM EST
The chanting was probably in favour of the 3th world war. Merkel is not expensive.
7/15/2016 7:43 PM EST
So the coward, Erdogan tells the Turks go take to the phone.
7/15/2016 7:45 PM EST
The tanks moving can not be part of the religious kind trying to escape the military.
"Tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive." C.S. Lewis
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