Turkish pro-coup soldiers surrender on Istanbul bridge - CNN Turk | Reuters

ISTANBUL Around 50 soldiers involved in an attempted military coup in Turkey surrendered on one of the bridges across the Bosphorus in Istanbul on Saturday, abandoning their tanks with their hands raised in the air, live footage on CNN Turk showed.

A Reuters witness earlier saw tens of other pro-coup soldiers surrendering to armed police after being surrounded in Istanbul's central Taksim square.

(Writing by Nick Tattersall)

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Published Date: Jul 16, 2016 03:50 AM | Updated Date: Jul 16, 2016 03:50 AM

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