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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

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

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

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

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the nation via Facetime.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the nation via Facetime.

People take cover in Ankara as soldiers open fire.
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People take cover in Ankara as soldiers open fire.

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

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

Seemingly unarmed civilians were seen taking over tanks.
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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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Protesters surround a group of soldiers in Istanbul's Taksim square.

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

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

A solder is carried by people opposing the uprising.
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A solder is carried by people opposing the uprising.

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

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

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