Turkish civilians wounded in fire opened by coup attempters
ISTANBUL / SAKARYA
A group of soldiers blocks access to the Bosphorus bridge, which links the city's European and Asian sides, in Istanbul on July 15. Reuters photoCoup attempters opened fire on civilians, who hit the streets in several cities to protest the attempt.
Soldiers fired bullets at civilians who walked to the Bosphorus Bridge.
Gunshots were heard around the military guesthouse in Istanbul's Harbiye neighborhood, where ambulances were deployed.
Another incident was in the Bayrampaşa district of Istanbul, where one person was wounded.
Then, the soldiers pulled back.
Civilians also walked to the governor’s office in the northwestern province of Sakarya, with Turkish flags in their hands.
Hürriyet reported on its website that several people were wounded there.