Military coup attempt underway in Turkey: PM
Fri Jul 15, 2016 7:56PM
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says an "illegal attempt" by "a group" in the military is underway in the country and security forces are taking necessary measures to resolve the situation.
He says those involved in the coup attempt will "pay the highest price".
Gunfire can be heard across the Turkish capital of Ankara as military warplanes and helicopters seen flying over the city.
Helicopters have also been flying over Istanbul, the country's biggest city, whose Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridges are reported to have been closed.
This story is being updated.