Turkey’s government has been overthrown

The Turkish army has taken control of Turkey, they have overthrown the government and various communications platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Youtube have been blocked.

RT reports that heavily armored soldiers were seen entering Istanbul

Heavily armed soldiers and military vehicles closed the two main bridges in Istanbul Friday evening, and while low-flying military jets could be heard overhead

The Prime Minister Bulent Yildirim stated in a broadcast on NTV that soldiers have taken illegal action outside of the chain of command.

We will update this post as we get more information.