Live: Attempted Coup in Turkey

Erdogan Calls in to CNN Turk to Address Nation

President Erdogan of Turkey has returned to Istanbul, signaling that the military coup against his government is faltering .

In clashes, 17 police officers were killed in a helicopter attack in Ankara, and 12 people were killed after a bomb was detonated at Parliament.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that members of the military had undertaken “an illegal action outside of the chain of command” after a military faction issued a statement saying it “had taken over.”

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