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Here Are The Most Dramatic Images From The Attempted Military Coup In Turkey

A faction of the Turkish military attempted to take over the government Friday. Here are some of the most dramatic images from the coup. Warning: Some of the images are graphic.

Posted on July 15, 2016, at 11:22 p.m. ET

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Tanks crossed the Fatih Sutan mehmet bridge, which separates the European and Asian sides of the city.

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A man shot during a clash with the military is carried by people near Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul.

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In the jarring, early hours of the coup attempt, tanks were seen driving alongside vehicles as they moved to key positions.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the nation via Facetime.

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People take cover in Ankara as soldiers open fire.

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People turned out en masse across Turkey after Erdogan urged people to defy the military curfew.

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A man laid in front of a tank to try to keep it from entering Ataturk airport in Istanbul.

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Seemingly unarmed civilians were seen taking over tanks.

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Protesters surround a group of soldiers in Istanbul's Taksim square.

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One of the injured, a woman injured in Ankara, was covered with a Turkish flag as people tried to help her.

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Some civilians turning out to the street disarm soldiers taking part in the attempted coup.

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A solder is carried by people opposing the uprising.

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Erdogan said the coup had been repelled, and images of soldiers who took part in the uprising began to filter out.

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Some of the damage after tanks and helicopters moved into Ankara.

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